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    Lackawanna College

    Gainful employment – EMS Academy

    Lackawanna College is an accredited Paramedic Training Institute certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The College offers day and evening programs which provide comprehensive instruction involving paramedic and other emergency medical service education.


    How much will this program cost me?
    Registration fee: $115
    Books and supplies: $1,690
    Tuition and fees: $12,000
    Total cost: $13,805


    What are my financing options to pay for the program?
    Financial aid is available to eligible applicants. A student may receive a Federal Pell Grant and/or Federal Stafford Loans. In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible. Sixty-three percent of graduates used loans to finance their education.

    The median debt for program graduates:
    Federal Loans: $5,500

    Occupations and SOC codes

    What occupations will this program prepare me to enter (SOC codes)?
    29-2041 – Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic


    How long will it take to complete the program?
    The Paramedic course is a one-year certificate program. Eighty-six percent of our total enrollment completed the program. Three students withdrew or failed.

    What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
    The job placement rate for students who complete the program is 90 percent or higher.

    Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
    Ninety-six percent of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.