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    Lackawanna CollegeStudent Consumer Information

    Student Consumer Information

    Student Consumer Information

    Lackawanna College has assembled information about student outcomes, student financial assistance, health and safety, intercollegiate athletics and general information. The College is pleased to provide this information as part of its response to the Summary of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) reauthorized in 2008.

    Academic Information

    Lackawanna College offers more than 30 different degrees and certifications in a variety of fields that will prepare you for success in the modern workforce. We are an open enrollment, two-year college with a wealth of opportunities for students.

    Financial Assistance and Tuition Information

    Lackawanna College prides itself on its competitive pricing and high quality. Ninety percent of our students qualify for and receive financial aid to help offset costs. You can also see how Lackawanna College compares to other two-year colleges.

    Athletic Information

    The following information is available to enrolled students, prospective students, and the public upon request:

    A report of athletic program participation rates and financial support data. This report details participation rates, financial support, and other information on men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic programs.

    To request a copy of this report, please call Kim Mecca, Athletic Director, at (570) 504-0920, or send your request in writing to, Lackawanna College, ATTN: Kim Mecca, 501 Vine St., Scranton, Pa., 18509.

    Health and Safety Information

    Lackawanna College is an urban campus located in Scranton, Pa. Our Public Safety office publishes yearly reports about security and fire safety, and crime statistics in accordance with the Clery Act.

    Public Safety also complies with Title IX’s requirements for awareness and policies and procedures. More information on our Title IX policies and procedures can be found here.

    Public Safety also coordinates the College’s efforts in emergency preparedness and notifications.

    Wellness Resources

    Student Wellness Drug and Alcohol Program

    Employee Drug and Alcohol Program

    Additional policies related to drug and alcohol abuse, prevention, and intervention resources for students and staff can be found respectively in the Student Handbook and Employee Handbook

    Student Health Insurance Information (PDF)

    Missing persons policy/procedure (PDF)

    Sexual violence awareness (PDF)

    Title IX information (PDF)

    Summary of emergency preparedness (PDF)

    Institutional Information

    Lackawanna College is proud to be accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

    Further, individual degree and certificate programs have received respective accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Career and Technical Education, and certification through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission.

    Our policy on the dissemination of accreditation information can be found here.

    The college’s Middle States liaison is Dr. Erica Barone-Pricci, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

    Career and job placement services

    Credit transfer policies

    Incoming and current Lackawanna College students can transfer certain credits to our institution. Students may choose to transfer credits to a four-year institution after completing coursework at Lackawanna College.

    PA TRAC can help students identify degrees and courses that can transfer to other schools.

    Student characteristics and diversity

    Lackawanna College’s Office of Institutional Research publishes a yearly fact book which contains information regarding our student body. Further, we report information to IPEDS where you can compare Lackawanna College to other, similar institutions.

    We offer a wide variety of clubs and organizations on campus. Students are also encouraged to register to vote.

    Additional information regarding confidentiality of information, facilities and services for student with disabilities, and more can be found in the College’s Student Handbook.

    Student identity verification procedures and distance education (PDF)

    Student outcomes information