Johnson College: Narrative Description

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3427 North Main Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508-1495
Tel: (570)342-6404; 800-2-WE-WORK; Admissions: (570)342-6404; Fax: (570)348-2181; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 65-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 377. 249 applied, 66% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 65% from top half. Students come from 4 states and territories, 10% from out-of-state, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 30% 25 or older, 17% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, recommendations, interview. Recommended: SAT I. Required for some: SAT I, College Qualifying Test. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: 8/15.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Tuition: $10,900 full-time, $300 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $670 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to program. College room only: $3600. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Most popular organizations: student government, Social Force Club, trade/technical/clinical clubs. Major annual events: Activity Day, Career Day, Parents' Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. Option: coed housing available. Johnson Technical Institute Library with 4,473 books, 118 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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