The Commonwealth Medical College (Closed 2016)

School Highlights
  • The Commonwealth Medical College serves 409 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • The Commonwealth Medical College is one of 4 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to The Commonwealth Medical College is Lackawanna College (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Commonwealth Medical College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty41 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of The Commonwealth Medical College has grown by 142% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The The Commonwealth Medical College diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 68% over five years.
Total Enrollment409 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:125:1
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# Full-Time Students409 students372 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
20%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
7%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
64%
63%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score0.540.57
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Finances and Admission

    Median Debt for Graduates--
    Median Debt for Dropouts--
    Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to The Commonwealth Medical College is Lackawanna College (0.2 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Lackawanna College
      Private, non-profit
      1,490 students | 0.20 Mi501 Vine St
      Scranton PA  18509
      (570) 961-7810
      0.201,490
    • Fortis Institute-Scranton
      Private, for profit
      385 students | 0.30 Mi517 Ash Street
      Scranton PA  18509
      (570) 558-1818
      0.30385
    • 455 students | 2.60 Mi3427 N Main Ave
      Scranton PA  18508
      (570) 342-6404
      2.60455
    • Keystone College
      Private, non-profit
      1,484 students | 11.20 MiOne College Green
      La Plume PA  18440
      (570) 945-8000
      11.201,484
    • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
      Private, for profit
      186 students | 14.90 Mi166 Slocum Street
      Kingston PA  18704
      (570) 288-8400
      14.90186
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