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C
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
Lackawanna is a private college located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,169 undergraduate students. The Lackawanna acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 31% of students, Lackawanna alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,500.
501 Vine St
Scranton, PA 18509
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About Lackawanna College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference

Lackawanna College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$17,380/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,978/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.14 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.15 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.15 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,169Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
435
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
75%
Varsity Athletes
25%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
45%
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  • Easy gpa boost
    50%
  • Super friendly staff as well as student body.
    20%
  • The staff are friendly
    20%
  • Underrated
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%

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I have attended this school for on-campus classes and it was a great experience. The teachers are very helpful and provide a lot of information. There are many activities for the students. Additionally, there are different free services that the school provides to help students with their career. The school is very clean and well maintained. There are different degrees offered and they are diverse, which is great for undeclared students. Overall, it is a great college!
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I was fortunate to do dual enrollment here during my high school years, and have a great start on getting my Associate degree by the time I graduate high school. It was a tremendous amount of work, but well worth my efforts! I am grateful to the administration at both my high school and Lackawanna College for supporting my unique and ambitious plan.
I go to the Sunbury Center of Lackawanna College; it's affordable, the professors are kind and helpful. The director and enrollment specialist are extremely helpful! The learning environment is perfect for anyone who loves an almost one on one experience.