Residents of Luzerne County and all of Northeastern Pennsylvania are fortunate that outstanding higher education options are readily available within the county. This exceptional collection of colleges attracts post-secondary students to Northeast Pennsylvania from around the country and the globe. Athletic fields, gyms, dorms, and lecture halls area available for specific events.

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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

525 Pine Street
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: 570.504.7000
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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine educates aspiring physicians and scientists to serve society using a community-based, patient-centered, interprofessional and evidence-based model of education that is committed to inclusion, promotes discovery and utilizes innovative techniques with campuses in Atlantic City, Danville, Doylestown, Sayre, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. 

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King's College

133 N River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: 888.KINGSPA
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King's College is an independent four-year liberal arts college founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1946. Located in downtown Wilkes-Barre, King's is an active and positive influence in the life of the city and the region.

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Lackawanna College

2 East Broad Street
Hazleton, PA
Phone: 570.459.1573
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Lackawanna College is an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution located in the heart of Hazleton in the historic Traders Bank Building. The 100-year-old building has been beautifully remodeled to accommodate Lackawanna students with a brand new computer lab, medical technology classroom and state of the art Police Academy Training Facility. The Hazleton Center provides traditional degree courses and certificate programs, as well as business and industry training for everyone in the community.

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Luzerne County Community College

1333 S Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634 to 3899
Phone: 800.377.LCCC
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Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) is a public, two-year comprehensive community college for residents of Luzerne County and surrounding areas throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Its 167-acre main campus is located in Nanticoke in the center of Luzerne County. Students are sponsored by Luzerne County. Thirteen satellite campuses are located throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Marywood University

2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: 570.348.6211
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Marywood University prepares students to have a positive impact on society at regional and global levels, while providing each student with the foundation for success in an interdependent world.  

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Misericordia University

301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612
Phone: 866.262.6363
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Misericordia University is a liberal arts based co-educational Catholic University. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy in 1924. Misericordia University is located in Dallas, Pennsylvania, west of Wilkes-Barre on Route 309. Total enrollment is currently more than 2,100 students, including full and part-time undergraduates, and graduate students.

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NEPA School of Massage

311 Market Street
Kingston, PA 18704
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NEPA School of Massage was handcrafted by local therapists Christine Mooney and Caitlin Andes. Together they bring a combined 29 years of experience in the industry and fully understand the current demands for professional in their industry—especially within northeast Pennsylvania.

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Penn State Hazleton

76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202
Phone: 570-450-3000 or 800-279-8495
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Penn State Hazleton (PSU) is a very special "small campus" started in 1934 in a number of office buildings scattered around Hazleton. it became apparent that a new home for Pennsylvania State Hazleton was a necessity. "Highacres," the manor house of coal baron Eckley B. Markle, became its permanent home in 1948. 

As with many of Penn State's branch campuses, Penn State Hazleton's students can complete the first two years of most of the 160 majors offered by Pennsylvania State University, and then transfer to the main campus to complete their bachelor's degrees. 

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Penn State Wilkes-Barre

44 University Drive
Dallas, PA 18612
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre is located in Lehman and offers its students many diverse educational opportunities. Students can begin any one of over 160 Penn State majors at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, and then complete a degree at another Penn State campus, including the main campus at University Park. Students can also earn one of eight Bachelor's degrees or seven Associate's degrees on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus. 

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Wilkes University

84 W South Street,Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
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The hallmark of Wilkes University education is a personal commitment of faculty to teaching and to their students. Working side by side with professors in laboratory, classroom, and field situations, students are motivated to think creatively and develop the skills that will allow them to excel in their careers and in graduate or professional school. Wilkes offers more than 35 majors and concentrations, including education, engineering, biology and nursing; 13 pre-professional programs including preparation for entry in to a number of health professional fields like medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry and more; and, the six-year doctor of pharmacy program in the Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing.

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