Lackawanna College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


Lackawanna College is a private two-year college established in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1894 with a mission of providing opportunity for everyone. The main campus complex is located in downtown Scranton with satellite centers throughout Northeast Pennsylvania in Honesdale, Hazleton, New Milford and Towanda. Utilizing a combination of quality academic courses, small classes and state-of-the-art technology, Lackawanna grants associate degrees in 28 major areas, as well as offering certificate programs, continuing education classes and job skills training. The college remains accessible to all through reasonable tuition costs and an open admissions policy. Lackawanna also operates a Police Academy and a Paramedic Training Institute.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1639

Undergraduate Students: 1639
Faculty: 23

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 71:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 71:1

Contact Information

501 Vine Street
Scranton Pennsylvania 18509


Main Email:

Main Phone: 877-346-3552

Additional Campuses:
Lackawanna College Hazleton Center
226 West Broad Street
Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18201

Lackawanna College Honesdale Center
627 Main Street
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18431

Lackawanna College Towanda Center
One Progress Plaza
Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848

Lackawanna College New Milford Center
266 Main Street
New MIlford, Pennsylvania 18834

Admissions Contact:
Admisssions Department
Admissions Department

Transfer Services Contact:
Admissions Department
Admissions Department

International Admissions Contact:
Brian Costanzo
Director of Admissions, Admissions Department

Athletics Contact:
Kim Mecca
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):
31 credits. 9 credits once matriculated.

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
Over 50 percent of Lackawanna College’s graduates transfer to a four-year college or university each year directly upon graduation. Many others transfer after working for a period of time for financial purposes.

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

Special Programs

Academic Passport Program.


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