Top Scranton Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Scranton, Pennsylvania, serving 2,330 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 20:1.

Top Scranton, PA Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private, for profit
    517 Ash Street
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570)558-1818

    385 students
  • 3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton PA  18508
    (570)342-6404

    455 students
  • Lackawanna College
    Private, non-profit
    501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570)961-7810

    1,490 students
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