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Scranton Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Scranton Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Scranton, Pennsylvania

There are at least 7 colleges in Scranton, listed and described below. These schools represent 10,901 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 10,466 full-time students, and a reported 3,762 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Scranton and Marywood University.

We also provide an extensive list of Pennsylvania Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Scranton Area (QuickSchools™)

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Fortis Institute


Scranton, PA

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions


Pittston, PA

Get your career on track with training from Smith & Solomon.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

McCann School of Business & Technology


Wilkes Barre, PA

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  • Program Categories: Business, Engineering and Architecture, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate
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Scranton Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
3201 Rockwell Ave
Scranton, PA 18508

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 41 students, 99 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Lackawanna College
501 Vine St
Scranton, PA 18509-3206

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: criminal justice and police, business management, mental and social health services, criminal justice and safety, child care provider, sonography and ultrasound tech, business, education
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 1,502 students, 1,364 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 335 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Yeshivath Beth Moshe
930 Hickory St
Scranton, PA 18505

  • Programs: Talmudic studies, theology, rabinnical studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 54 students, 54 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 65 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Scranton with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Johnson College
3427 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508-1495

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: architectural drafting, radiographer, veterinary assistant, electrical and power installer, electronics tech, diesel mechanics, carpentry, biomedical tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 376 students, 368 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 34 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 380-440. Math: 380-450.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Marywood University
2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18509-1598

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: social work, psychology, elementary school teaching, registered nursing, audiology and speech pathology, physician assistant, art therapy, special ed
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,316 students, 2,951 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 974 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 480-560. Math: 470-570. Writing: 460-550.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4629

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: educational administration, curriculum and instruction, biology, accounting, communication studies, registered nursing, elementary school teaching, physical therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 5,612 students, 5,630 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,354 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-600. Math: 520-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Clarks Summit Colleges 1 5,126 1,016 650
Dallas Colleges 1 2,557 2,355 850
La Plume Colleges 1 603 1,796 410
Wilkes-Barre Colleges 3 43,123 5,273 973

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