Johnson College

  • The mission of Johnson college is to provide a foundation of education and skills necessary for specialized employment, career advancement and life long learning.

School Highlights

Johnson College serves 497 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Private-state tuition: $17,514
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Johnson College
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
108 staff
59 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Johnson College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The Johnson College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
497 students
458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
416 students
292 students
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# Part-Time Students
81 students
166 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
411 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
416 students
297 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
81 students
243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
40 students
330 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
5%
9%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
88%
61%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
11%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
62%
57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,700
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $17,514 is less than the state average of $17,991. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$17,514
$17,991
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Tuition Notes
2008-09 Academic Yea
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,111
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Acceptance Rate
95%
85%
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SAT Reading
390
455
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SAT Math
370
465
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SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Johnson College is a private, two-year college, offering 12 degree programs of study, focuses on providing students with the technical skills and general education needed to succeed in a demanding, industry-driven world. Since its founding in 1918 as a trade school, over the years it has evolved to college status. Its programs remain current as a result of keeping up with ever-changing technology. An experienced, dedicated faculty brings years of industrial experience into the classroom from the world of work. The average student to faculty ratio is 17/1 allowing for a more personalized learning environment. Johnson college is located on the 65-acre campus are classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, and student housing units. A library, clinic, cafeteria, student center, exercise room, and gymnasium are facilities provided to compliment the students' college experience. Johnson college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Johnson College cost?
Johnson College's private state tuition is approximately $17,514.
What schools are Johnson College often compared to?
Johnson Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Lackawanna College by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Johnson College?
The acceptance rate of Johnson College is 95%, which is higher than the state average of 85%.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 497 students
  • Private-state tuition: $17,514
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Lackawanna County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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