Lackawanna College is an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution providing opportunities for career and personal development within selected associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs.
Committed to an open admissions policy, Lackawanna College distinguishes itself by offering higher education opportunities to all persons who seek to improve their lives regardless of their socioeconomic status, past achievements, gender, national origin, age, race, color or creed. In doing so, the College recognizes its responsibility to maintain a comprehensive program of services to support students aspiring to transfer to four-year institutions, seek employment, upgrade their job-skills or develop professionally.
With an emphasis on academic excellence, Lackawanna College introduces its students to bodies of knowledge and career/life skills that will help them to live, learn and work in an informed society. Students can expect to improve their ability to learn effectively, seek and gather information, communicate both orally and in writing, apply computer technology, work interdependently, gain practical work experience, think critically, make informed decisions, solve problems, become self-directed, understand the need for community service, and appreciate the historical, political, economic, scientific, social and culturally diverse contexts of the world in which they live.
- Provide selected two-year and certificate curricula by means of which full and part-time students may transfer or seek employment.
- Provide education and training opportunities in order to increase students’ knowledge and improve their skills as they seek to satisfy academic, employment, personal and life goals.
- Provide educational opportunities to residents living or working in remote areas through a network of locations and the use of technology.
- Provide comprehensive student support services, including financial aid assistance, faculty advising, mentoring, counseling, tutoring, cooperative education, extra-curricular activities and student athletic programs.