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Johnson College Overview

Located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Johnson College is a private not-for-profit institution. Scranton is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Johnson College Known For?

164 Undergraduate Awards
96% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Johnson College may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Johnson College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 30% of the faculty were full-time.

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Johnson College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Johnson College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Carpentry Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Most Popular Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Johnson College?

Location of Johnson College

Contact details for Johnson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3427 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508-1495
Phone: 570-342-6404

How Do I Get Into Johnson College?

You can apply to Johnson College online at:

Admission Requirements for Johnson College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Johnson College?

96% Acceptance Rate
12% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Johnson College has an acceptance rate of 96%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 88% of accepted students are men and 12% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 99%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Can I Afford Johnson College?

77% Take Out Loans
12.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Johnson College, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $7,130 a year. That adds up to $28,520 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Johnson College is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Johnson College Undergraduate Student Diversity

399 Full-Time Undergraduates
24% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 480 undergraduate students at Johnson College, with 399 being full-time and 81 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Johnson College

Gender Diversity

Of the 399 full-time undergraduates at Johnson College, 76% are male and 24% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Johnson College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Johnson College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Johnson College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 340
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 14

Online Learning at Johnson College

0 Took All Classes Online
46 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 46 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Johnson College has changed over the last few years.


This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Johnson College regardless of major.

Johnson College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 24 0 24
Precision Metal Working 0 21 21
Computer Systems Networking 19 0 19
Allied Health Professions 15 0 15
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 14 0 14
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 14 0 14
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 12 1 13
Carpentry 12 0 12
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 11 0 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 10 0 10
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 0 6
Industrial Production Technology 3 0 3
Business Administration & Management 2 0 2
TOTAL 142 22 164


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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