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Why Choose Lackawanna?

“I wanted to visit Lackawanna College because of the great work that you’re doing here — giving people a first-class education that doesn’t cost a fortune, with support in place to make sure that students stay on track.” – President Barack Obama.

During his historic visit to our Student Union on Aug. 23, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama succinctly summarized the mission of Lackawanna College, the premier community-oriented two-year college in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Our small class size and 16:1 student-to-teacher ratio helps keep the focus on the success of every individual that walks through our doors, whether it’s at our main campus in downtown Scranton or one of our satellite centers located in HazletonHawleyNew MilfordSunbury, or Towanda.

The college is committed to keeping higher education affordable for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Our tuition has the most cost-effective rates of any private institution in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The math is as simple as 2 + 2. Spend two years at Lackawanna College, transfer your associate degree to the four-year institution of your choice, and save nearly 40% overall on your total student loan costs.

In addition to traditional degrees, Lackawanna College’s Continuing Education department serves the educational, employment, and training needs of an ever-changing workforce. Our programs prepare students for a variety of careers from police officer to Microsoft Office Specialist to administrative office professional.

Find our more about how our dedicated faculty and staff can help you change your life. Apply today!