N/A

Acceptance Rate

$7,978

Avg.Financial Aid

003283

FAFSA Code

About Lackawanna College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,873

Website

www.lackawanna.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Scranton, PA, Lackawanna College is a private university. The foundation of Lackawanna College was laid down in the year 1894. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Lackawanna College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Spes Sibis Quisque and its official colors are navy, gray and white. Taking into account all the courses offered at Lackawanna College, the total enrolment stands at 1,991. The school has an academic staff of 104 who teach various courses to the students. At Lackawanna College, around 70% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at LC, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 126 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Mark Glowinski, Lorenzo Taliaferro, Jermaine Eluemunor, and Bryant McKinnie. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, LC offers around 129 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). Lackawanna College has around $2M in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

501 Vine St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5709617810
Fax: 5705047925
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Lackawanna College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

N/A

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

None

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to LC is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $35. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Lackawanna College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 501 Vine St, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-3206. They can also call them at (570) 961-7810.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,380

Average Annual Cost

$14,850

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$810

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,000

Total One Year Cost

$30,460

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $29,201 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($16,130), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($10,600), and budget for other expenses ($3,006). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

20%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$27

Faculty Overview

40%

Male Professors

60%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Criminal Justice and Corrections

109 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

52 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

45 Graduates

Mining and Petroleum Technologies/T...

42 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

34 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

32 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

28 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

20 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

13 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

10 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

6 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

5 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Education, General

2 Graduates

Psychology, Other

1 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,873

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

58%

Full-time

71%

Part-time

29%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

12% Unknown

13% Black

12% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

88%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,133 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 60% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

60%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by LC. At LC, $10,600 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Lackawanna College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,800 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$32,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$6,462

$19,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$67 - 197

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,978

Students Receiving Federal Grants

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,788

Students Receiving State Aid

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,329

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,225

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,691

$30K - $48K

$8,129

$48K - $75K

$5,472

$75K - $110K

$4,541

> $110K

$1,808

The financial aid department of Lackawanna College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Lackawanna College is around $4,049 and the federal grant is $5,241. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,391 as well as institutional aid worth $4,049.

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