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Kingston Colleges, Career Education Universities Programs and Degrees in Kingston, Pa. Includes Kingston, Pa., online colleges and schools.

Kingston, Pennsylvania Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Each degree from a Kingston, Pennsylvania Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Pennsylvania, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

Pennsylvania Area Career and Technical Training Programs:

Kingston, Pa., Colleges and Universities

Kingston, Pa., is a bedroom community in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area of the Keystone State's Wyoming Valley. From Susquehanna River views to urban nightlife, this growing town of 13,000-plus residents offers recreation for a variety of lifestyles.

Kingston colleges

King's College is a private college situated just down the road from Kingston, in the Wilkes-Barre city limits. This beautiful school of about 2,700 students offers an intimate learning environment for its 30 undergraduate degree programs, 10 special concentrations and seven pre-professional programs in a variety of subjects. Tuition for the 2011-12 academic year was $27,680, not including expenses such as books, supplies and room and board.

Luzerne County Community College, LCCC, is a public, two-year institution located southwest over the river from Kingston by way of US Route 11. LCCC has a 2012 undergraduate student body of 7,225 and provides students a list of 100-plus academic programs to choose from. Tuition cost for district residents was reported at an affordable $3,150. Another public college in the Kingston area is Pennsylvania State University - Wilkes-Barre, where students can begin their path to more than 160 undergraduate majors offered by the Penn State University System at an in-state tuition cost of less than $13,000.

Kingston economy

Job sectors with the highest employment rates in the Kingston area are sales, transportation and office work, which total to about 38 percent of total regional employment. Large-scale employers in the area include Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Northeastern Pennsylvania, which each employ more than 1,000 area residents. Kraft Foods, Verizon Wireless and CVS Caremark also provide jobs in this riverfront community.

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