Lancaster, PA Area Scholarships

Lancaster (/ˈlæŋkəstər/ LANG-kə-stər) is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. With a population of 59,322, it ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania's cities. The Lancaster metropolitan area population is 507,766, making it the 101st largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and second largest in the South Central Pennsylvania area.

The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. Lancaster hosts more electronic public CCTV outdoor cameras per capita than cities such as Boston or San Francisco, despite controversy among residents. Lancaster was home to James Buchanan, the nation's 15th president, and to congressman and abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens.

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Schools in and around Lancaster, PA

Franklin and Marshall College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $54,270 average out-state tuition; $54,270 average in-state tuition
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,084 average out-state tuition; $27,084 average in-state tuition
Lancaster Bible College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,900 average out-state tuition; $21,900 average in-state tuition
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,500 average out-state tuition; $23,500 average in-state tuition
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,800 average out-state tuition; $7,800 average in-state tuition
Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Lancaster Theological Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit