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

Lackawanna College
L
Scranton, PA
 
Lackawanna College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $17,496net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Scranton

University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,235net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

0 miles from Scranton

Yeshivath Beth Moshe
Y
Scranton, PA
 
Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 33enrollment
  • $9,326net price
  • 86%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
  • $42,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Scranton

Johnson College
J
Scranton, PA
 
Johnson College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 428enrollment
  • $18,434net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Scranton

Marywood University
M
Scranton, PA
 
Marywood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#33 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,853enrollment
  • $23,380net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 22-29ACT 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
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Scranton

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 768enrollment
  • $16,980net price
  • 41%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

#51 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,424enrollment
  • $25,913net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 880-1070SAT range
  • 14-22ACT 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
  • $15,960net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Scranton

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,569enrollment
  • $26,791net price
  • 81%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

#25 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,566enrollment
  • $25,978net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1220SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

16 miles from Scranton

Wilkes University
W
Wilkes-Barre, PA
 
Wilkes University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,132enrollment
  • $27,393net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1218SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.42*Avg GPA

16 miles from Scranton

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 438enrollment
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT 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
  • $7,158net 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
  • -net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Scranton

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,412enrollment
  • $18,635net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 17-21ACT 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

#8 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 8,909enrollment
  • $18,075net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT 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 $6,000 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.