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Johnson College accepts qualified students regardless of race, religion, disability or national origin.  Admission to Johnson College is based on an evaluation of the applicant’s desire, ability, and potential for success.  Applicants will be judged not only on their scholastic achievement and abilities, but also on their intellectual, physical, emotional and behavioral capacities to meet the essential requirements of the school’s curriculum. The College reserves the right to deny admission or readmission to any student if, in the opinion of the College authorities, his/her admission is not in the best interest of the student or the College.  At a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma, or its equivalent.

Applicants are encouraged to arrange for a campus visit and a personal information session with a Recruitment Advisor.  Appointments may also be made to meet with appropriate faculty and current students.

Steps to Apply

Apply Online Here.

1. Complete an application online or in person. An application fee or waiver code will be required.

Apply In Person:

Johnson College
Richmond Hall
3427 N. Main Avenue,
Scranton, PA 18508

Submit official high school and college transcripts.

2. The applicant must have the following items sent to the Enrollment Office:

  • Official High School Transcripts from every high school attended or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) (GED policy below)
  • If applicable, an official copy of Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) Scores
  • If applicable, an official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
  • It is strongly recommended that all applicants provide their Recruitment Advisor with any items they believe will provide them with the best opportunity for acceptance (resume, letters of recommendation, certifications, etc.)
  • Based on information provided will determine if a placement test is needed

Note: Health Science Programs will require additional documentation. Please see program webpages for details.

Applicants should submit official high school transcripts, Pennsylvania Homeschool Diploma or GED to:


Johnson College
Enrollment Department
3427 North Main Avenue
Scranton, PA 18508

Call 570-702-8856 to make an appointment.

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Apply Online here. Johnson College Federal School Code (014734)
  2. Apply for the Pennsylvania State Grant (PHEAA) – Apply Online here.
  3. If enrolling in a certificate program that is not State Grant eligible please visit the PA Tip Grant website here.
Register Online Here.

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Johnson College promotes a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all students, staff, and visitors that is free of discrimination. Johnson College does not discriminate against an individual’s age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, or any other legally protected class in admission, treatment, access to, or employment in its programs or activities. For questions or concerns regarding Title IX, please contact the Senior Director of Organizational Development. For questions or concerns regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, please contact the Counselor/Manager of Disability Services.