Lackawanna College (LC)

Scranton, PA

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Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College Student Essentials

Lackawanna College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Falcon
Website: www.lackawanna.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 12,280
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 12,280
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 2,172
Year Established: 1894

About LC

The Scranton, Pennsylvania campus of Lackawanna College offers specific and unique types of learning options and support services to help students succeed.

A two-year college, Lackawanna offers a number of associate’s degrees leading to such in-demand careers as physical therapy assistance, emergency medical services, business administration and electronic technology among others. Lackawanna also has associate’s programs for those who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university.

One of the ways in which Lackawanna provides support to its students is by helping them build a portfolio. Students are required to maintain a portfolio of work undertaken at Lackawanna.

The portfolio includes writing, presentations, team projects, experiments, resumes, awards and more. This helps students to build confidence in their strengths, give a sense of direction as well as provide something tangible to give to university admissions officers and prospective employers.

The Student Assistance program, another feature of Lackawanna, provides extensive support to students facing all types of challenges. The Student Assistance Program offers free counseling to students facing stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, academic problems, substance abuse issues and other challenges.

Lackawanna also offers the SOAR program. The SOAR program is another source of substantial support that helps assist high school students as they enter training at Lackawanna for high-demand occupations. Through SOAR, students receive extra personal support and are given the opportunity to undertake more rigorous coursework.

In addition, Lackawanna offers courses and certain student services, like the writing lab, online.

Other services offered at Lackawanna include financial aid for eligible students, career services and academic and transfer advising. Lackawanna even has on-campus living facilities and a dining hall. Student activities, including athletics and student organizations enhance the Lackawanna experience and provide an outlet as well.

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LC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Lackawanna College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

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LC Map & Location

Lackawanna College
501 Vine St
Scranton, PA 18509


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Getting Around LC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Scranton, PA

Winter
Dec
38
24
Jan
33
18
Feb
37
21
Spring
Mar
46
28
Apr
59
38
May
70
48
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
61
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
61
41
Nov
49
33

LC Students

Total Students 2,172

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 16%
  • Caucasian: 72%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 7%
African American 16%
Caucasian 72%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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