Scranton, PA Colleges

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Scranton is a city in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, United States. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County and the largest principal city in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area. Scranton had a population of 76,089 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census, making it Pennsylvania's sixth-most-populous city after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading.

Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856, and as a city on April 23, 1866. Scranton became known as the Electric City when electric lights were introduced at Dickson Locomotive Works in 1880. Scranton is also home to Dunder Mifflin, the fictional paper company featured in the television series The Office.

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Schools in and around Scranton, PA

Name
University of Scranton
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $35,692 average out-state tuition; $35,692 average in-state tuition
Marywood University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,000 average out-state tuition; $27,000 average in-state tuition
Lackawanna College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $11,600 average out-state tuition; $11,600 average in-state tuition
Johnson College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $15,332 average out-state tuition; $15,332 average in-state tuition
Fortis Institute-Scranton
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $19,768 average out-state tuition; $19,768 average in-state tuition
The Commonwealth Medical College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Yeshivath Beth Moshe
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $7,600 average out-state tuition; $7,600 average in-state tuition

Scranton, PA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016