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Lackawanna College
Lackawanna College 501 Vine St Scranton, PA 18509 Phone: (570) 961-7810
  • General Information
    About Lackawanna College

    Lackawanna College is an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution providing opportunities for career and personal development within selected associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs. Committed to an open admissions policy, Lackawanna College distinguishes itself by offering higher education opportunities to all persons who seek to improve their lives regardless of their socio-economic status, past achievements, gender, national origin, age, race, color or creed. In doing so, the College recognizes its responsibility to maintain a comprehensive program of services to support students aspiring to transfer to four-year institutions, seek employment, upgrade their job-skills or develop professionally. With an emphasis on academic excellence, Lackawanna College introduces its students to bodies of knowledge and career/life skills that will help them to live, learn and work in an informed society. Students can expect to improve their ability to learn effectively, seek and gather information, communicate both orally and in writing, apply computer technology, work interdependently, gain practical work experience, think critically, make informed decisions, solve problems, become self-directed, understand the need for community service, and appreciate the historical, political, economic, scientific, social and culturally diverse contexts of the world in which they live.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 57%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 2,041
    Native American 5.0
    Asian 35.0
    African American 254.0
    Hispanic 98.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,124
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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