Colleges Near Scranton

Colleges and universities near me in the Scranton, Pennsylvania area

There are 6 colleges in Scranton and 214 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 1,091,592 students.

Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 76,089, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Scranton. Driving time to these schools from Scranton should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. The largest college in the area is New York University enrolling 51,847 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Scranton.

214 results found

Lackawanna College
L
Scranton, PA
 
Lackawanna College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $15,942net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Scranton

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University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,392net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

0 miles from Scranton

Yeshivath Beth Moshe
Y
Scranton, PA
 
Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 33enrollment
  • $8,004net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Scranton

Fortis Institute Scranton
F
Scranton, PA
 
Fortis Institute Scranton

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 288enrollment
  • $27,485net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Scranton

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Johnson College
J
Scranton, PA
 
Johnson College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 428enrollment
  • $17,442net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Scranton

Marywood University
M
Scranton, PA
 
Marywood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#39 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,853enrollment
  • $25,138net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

3 miles from Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton
P
Dunmore, PA
 
Penn State Worthington Scranton

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 992enrollment
  • $14,042net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Scranton

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Baptist Bible College and Seminary
B
Clarks Summit, PA
 
Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 768enrollment
  • $18,157net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

6 miles from Scranton

Keystone College
K
La Plume, PA
 
Keystone College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,424enrollment
  • $20,097net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Scranton

Fortis Institute Forty Fort
F
Forty Fort, PA
 
Fortis Institute Forty Fort

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 164enrollment
  • $18,377net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Scranton

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King's College
K
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
King's College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,569enrollment
  • $26,615net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

15 miles from Scranton

Misericordia University
M
Dallas, PA
Misericordia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,566enrollment
  • $25,933net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1200SAT range
  • 23-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

16 miles from Scranton

Wilkes University
W
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Wilkes University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,132enrollment
  • $26,312net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.42*Avg GPA

16 miles from Scranton

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Penn State Wilkes Barre
P
Lehman, PA
 
Penn State Wilkes Barre

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 438enrollment
  • $13,603net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 24-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Scranton

Luzerne County Community College
L
Nanticoke, PA
 
Luzerne County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,984enrollment
  • $6,502net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Scranton

Penn State Hazleton
P
Hazleton, PA
 
Penn State Hazleton

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 676enrollment
  • $18,520net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Scranton

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
E
East Stroudsburg, PA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,412enrollment
  • $15,402net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA

38 miles from Scranton

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B
Bloomsburg, PA
 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 8,909enrollment
  • $16,501net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

49 miles from Scranton

FAQ's

The closest community college is Luzerne County Community College and is 22.4 miles from Scranton. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Luzerne County Community College are $5,760 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Luzerne County Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.