Johnson College

Overview of Johnson College

Students attend Johnson College in Scranton, PA, a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Johnson College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, construction trades, engineering technician, mechanics and repair.

Johnson College Selectivity

Johnson College is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 380 and 450.


Johnson College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 376 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Johnson College are male.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Johnson College is to provide a foundation of education and skills necessary for specialized employment, career advancement and life-long learning."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Johnson College

Johnson College
3427 N Main Ave
Scranton , PA 18508-1495
General Phone: (570) 342-6404

Johnson College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician38electronics tech, biomedical tech, architectural drafting
Medical Support and Technology36veterinary assistant, radiographer
Construction Trades26carpentry, electrical and power installer
Mechanics and Repair16automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Production Trades5machinist
Computer Science and Engineering4computer networking
Business and Management0logistics

Number of programs and degrees for Johnson College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree12512

Johnson College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnson College had a total enrollment of 376 students (368 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 77%
Women 23%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 46%
20-21 16%
22-24 11%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey1%

Johnson College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 50 %

Johnson College Room and Board (2007)

Johnson College offers campus housing for 34 of its 368 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Scranton, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Johnson College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380440
SAT Math380450

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT61%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Johnson College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,530
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,530
Room and board $ 6,612
Room charge $ 3,612
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 2,400

Financial Aid:
Johnson College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2114200)

Johnson College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*3$46,283
All faculty totalcalendar year0*3$46,283

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year15$47,5335$38,680
All faculty totalacademic year15$47,5335$38,680

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Johnson College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

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Johnson College Highlights

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What Sets Johnson College Apart:

Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Johnson College Male % of student body
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Johnson College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Johnson College % of degrees in construction trades
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Johnson College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Johnson College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Johnson College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Johnson College Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Johnson College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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