Lackawanna College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,450
7.52% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,144
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,868
74% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.2%
146 Graduates

About

Lackawanna College is a higher education institution located in Lackawanna County, PA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Lackawanna College were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (74 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 580 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lackawanna College. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (359 degrees), 5.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lackawanna College is $16,450, which is $8,338 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lackawanna College is $16,450, which is $8,338 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,144.

In 2022, 74% of undergraduate students attending Lackawanna College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lackawanna College was $16,450. The cost of tuition at Lackawanna College is $8,338 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$18,144
2022 Value
1.87%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lackawanna College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,144. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lackawanna College grew by 1.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,715
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lackawanna College was of $8,715 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Lackawanna College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 19.4% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.17%
2019 Default Rate
43
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lackawanna College was 5.17%, which represents 43 out of the 832 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Lackawanna College had a total enrollment of 1,868 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lackawanna College is 1,382 students and the part-time enrollment is 486. This means that 74% of students enrolled at Lackawanna College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lackawanna College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 2.46% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.428% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lackawanna College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.3%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Black or African American Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lackawanna College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Lackawanna College is 1,382 and the part-time enrollment is 486. This means that 74% of students enrolled at Lackawanna College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lackawanna College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lackawanna College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    970 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    281 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    261 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lackawanna College is 51.9% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 2.46% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.428% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 268 students (14.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 12 more women than men received degrees from Lackawanna College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lackawanna College is white (359 degrees awarded). There were 5.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Lackawanna College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (74 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lackawanna College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Human Sciences (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lackawanna College are Accountants & auditors (1,034,209 people), Other managers (750,722 people), Financial managers (495,028 people), Chief executives & legislators (384,173 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (276,841 people).

The most specialized majors at Lackawanna College in 2022 are Protective Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (80 degrees), and Business (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lackawanna College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Lackawanna College are Protective Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (80 degrees), and Business (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lackawanna College are Elementary & secondary schools (683,831 people), Computer Systems Design (552,496 people), Banking & related activities (495,937 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (488,136 people), and Construction (428,129 people).

The most specialized majors at Lackawanna College are Protective Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (80 degrees), and Business (124 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lackawanna College.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Lackawanna College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

284
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
296
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 284 degrees were awarded to men at Lackawanna College, which is 0.959 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (296).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Lackawanna College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 5.73 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Lackawanna College in Other Mental, Social Health Services, & Allied Professions , which is 5 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lackawanna College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.37% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    359 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lackawanna College is white (359 degrees awarded). There were 5.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

12.1% of degree recipients (70 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    187 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    172 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lackawanna College is white female (187 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (172 degrees).

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Operations

Lackawanna College has an endowment valued at nearly $9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.6%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Lackawanna College had a total salary expenditure of 34.7M. Lackawanna College employs 13 Instructors, 7 Assistant professors and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at Lackawanna College are Female Instructor (9), Female Assistant professor (5), and Male Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lackawanna College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 57 employees, Management, with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Endowment

$9M
2022 Endowment
7.05%
decline from 2021

Lackawanna College has an endowment valued at about $9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lackawanna College declined 7.05% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.78M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.5M
2022 Salaries
2.87%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lackawanna College paid a median of $11.5M in salaries, which represents 33.1% of their overall expenditure ($34.7M) and a 2.87% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.36M
Instructional Salaries
28
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lackawanna College paid a total of $1.36M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lackawanna College were Instructor with 13 employees, Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lackawanna College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees, Management with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lackawanna College was Female Instructor with 9 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lackawanna College.

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