The Admission Office is located on Ground Floor of Angeli Hall at 501 Vine St., Scranton PA 18509.
Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meetings with admissions staff outside of standard hours are also available by appointment.
Yes, if you earn an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts Degree from Lackawanna College and graduate with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher you have guaranteed acceptance to the State System universities. Lackawanna College also has established articulation agreements with colleges and universities across the state and country.
The main campus is located in downtown Scranton; however, Lackawanna College operates four satellite centers in Hazleton, Hawley (Lake Region), Towanda, and the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas (New Milford) for students in these areas who wish to take classes in a more convenient location.
Yes, the College does offer on-campus resident housing for both male and female students. Please note that campus resident housing is only offered on the Scranton campus.
Lackawanna College offers a number of online classes for students and will continue to expand these offerings in the future.
Yes, two academic sessions are offered in the summer months, as well as a brief academic session in the month of January for students who wish to take extra classes between the fall and spring semesters.
Yes, Lackawanna College is certified to accept and enroll international students.
The total tuition cost to attend Lackawanna College changes from year to year. Find the most updated information on our Tuition and Fees page.
Lackawanna College is a private institution and tuition rates are standard for all students.
They are not required; however, we recommend all applicants take the exam at least once. If you do not submit any aptitude scores, you will be required to take a placement test before being accepted.
Most academic programs require 60 credits to earn the associate degree. Some of the Allied Health- and Technology-based programs such as Vascular Technology or Natural Gas Technology vary between 60 and 70 depending on the specific nature of the program.
The College utilizes a rolling admissions policy and does accept applications up to the first day of classes for each semester.
Essays and letters of recommendation are certainly encouraged but not required for acceptance.
Yes, all applicants must provide a final high school transcript or GED before starting classes.
Most of the athletic programs compete at the Division II Junior College level and are governed by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Yes, we offer athletic scholarship aid. The College is eligible to offer tuition-only scholarships for student-athletes due to the NJCAA Division II classification.
Yes, all incoming students are required to attend freshman/new student orientation. Students that have completed all admissions requirements will be scheduled for orientation by our Student Affairs Office sometime in the early summer. Freshman/New Student Orientation will be held sometime in mid-to-late August.
The College does offer several scholarships for both incoming freshman and returning students.
Yes. All Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses will need to be evaluated through our Registrar’s Office prior to initial enrollment.
The Business Office can process payments over the phone. You can reach the Business Office at (570) 961-7820.
The College offers various support services free of charge for the student population. There are Math/Reading/Writing labs available for students that need additional support in these academic areas. Students also have access to a free on-line tutoring service called Smart-Think that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the convenience of the student.
Sixty-four percent of students who attend Lackawanna College are from Lackawanna County. Seventeen percent are from outlying northeastern Pennsylvania counties; 9 percent are from Pennsylvania, but outside NEPA; and 10 percent of students are from out-of-state.
Please visit our Parking information page for details on available parking for students.
The Wright Center’s Student Health Services serves students at Lackawanna College by providing a variety of health services to include health and behavioral health assessments and medication management. Student Health Services aims to support the educational experience of students and minimize health-related barriers to learning by providing high-quality health services and wellness education. The Wright Center Student Health Services is located in Seeley Hall, 406 North Washington Ave. Call (570) 955-1474 or visit www.thewrightcenter.org/studenthealth for more information.