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Study at Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College traces its roots to the Scranton Business College which was established in 1894. It was merged with the Lackawanna Business College in 1912 to form the Scranton Lackawanna Business College. In 1957, it came to be known as the Lackawanna Junior College, and is situated in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In addition to the main campus, classes are also offered in satellite centres located in Honesdale, Hazleton, New Milford, and Towanda.

Lackawanna College offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. The academic divisions of the college include:

  • Business Division
  • Developmental Education Division
  • Humanities Division
  • Mathematics/ Science Division
The sports teams of Lackawanna College participate in a wide variety of sports including baseball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball, golf, and cross country. The teams are known as the Falcons.

Profile of Lackawanna College

Students attend Lackawanna College in Scranton, PA, a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Lackawanna College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Lackawanna College is known for its programs in business and management and security and law enforcement.

Lackawanna College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


Lackawanna College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 1, 502 students at the school .

Student Life

Lackawanna College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Lackawanna College offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

Lackawanna College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Security and Law Enforcement128criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Business and Management76business management, business, business administration, accounting, MIS, banking
Therapy and Counselling30mental and social health services
Liberal Arts22liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies
Medical Support and Technology21sonography and ultrasound tech
Education and Teaching19Education
Family and Social Work12child care provider
Media7audiovisual tech, media studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine5EMT paramedic
Law4legal assistant
office and Administration2administrative assistant
Drama and Performing Arts2stagecraft
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies, environmental science
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and media applications
Medical administration0medical secretary
Engineering Technician0industrial tech

Contact: Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College

501 Vine St

Scranton, PA 18509-3206

General Phone: (570) 961-7810


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