Lackawanna College

501 Vine St, Scranton, PA

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Lackawanna College is a private career school dedicated to offering a practical education for students located in and around Scranton. Students may pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Security and Protective Services
  • Health and Clinical Professions
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Business and Marketing Studies
  • Education

Over the past several years Lackawanna College has granted degrees to over 750 students with a graduation rate of about 23%. More than thirty different programs are offered at Lackawanna College, with an Associates degree being the highest level offered. Below is a list of the more popular programs being offered:

  • Police Science
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
  • Liberal Arts
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration

To help students and alumni succeed, Lackawanna College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Please visit for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Find more information about available programs offered by Lackawanna College by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Security and Protective Services

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around -. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (570) 961-7863. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at this school. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $15,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $470-$560 per unit
  • Required fees: $750

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$7,452
Receiving Student Loans90%$7,245

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Contact Information

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