Lackawanna College

Scranton, PA

Lackawanna College

Scranton, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$16,130

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 570
Declined 1,057
Total Received 1,627
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Private

1,991

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lackawanna College, founded in 1894, is a private, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Scranton, PA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,991
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational

Four-acre campus in Scranton (population: 77,605).

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wilkes-Barre Scranton International

Lackawanna College
501 Vine Street
Scranton, PA
18509-3206

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • V.O.L.C. (Volunteers of Lackawanna College)
  • Falcon Ambassador Board (FAB)
  • COMMunity Club
  • Pineapple Club (Hospitality & Culinary Club)

Top Events

  • Homecoming Activities
  • Spring Fling
  • College/Career Fair
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • patrols by college liaison staff

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35

Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 570
Declined 1,057
Total Received 1,627

Admissions Factors

Very Important

interview
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,241

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $15,300
Room & board $10,300
Additional fees $830
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $2,722
Total $30,652
Average Financial Aid - $5,241
Total with Avg. Aid $25,411

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Cardiovascular Science
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Education, General
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Environmental Science
Financial Planning and Services
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Services, General
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Industrial Technology/Technician
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Organizational Behavior Studies
Petroleum Technology/Technician
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Surgical Technology/Technologist
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,991

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,991
students

Female
56%
1,106

Male
44%
885

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,335
students

Female
50%
662

Male
50%
673

33%

656
students

Female
68%
444

Male
32%
212

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 100%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

223

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tutors
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