Lackawanna College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - PoorQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Lackawanna College is a small two-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,525 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1894 and is one of the 7 schools and colleges located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
Lackawanna College will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate or associate's degree.

Lackawanna College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Business, Psychology, General Studies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
52%
The student retention rate at Lackawanna College is low at 52% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lackawanna College is very low - 24%.

Student to faculty ratio at LC is decent: 16:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,300
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - $12,000 a year. The additional fees at Lackawanna College (not included in tuition costs) are about $300, which comes to a total of $12,300 a year.

Read the details about Lackawanna College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at LC is $35.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Lackawanna College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (570) 961-7810 or check Lackawanna College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at LC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Lackawanna College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, approximately $5,300 per year.

Safety
Grade
C-
Army ROTC programs are available at Lackawanna College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Lackawanna College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lackawanna College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-3206, USA
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