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ACCEPTANCE RATE

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FINANCIAL AID RATE

86%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

15:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

18

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$5,251

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Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Community College of Philadelphia (USciences)

600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Located in a big city setting, the Community College of Philadelphia features degree and certificate programs in more than 70 areas. The Mid-Atlantic college is an affordable option for anyone who wants to gain admission to a four-year degree program in the future. Transfer degrees are featured in such subjects as:

  • Business
  • Interior Design
  • The Social Sciences
  • Psychology.

The college also provides career-oriented training that leads to a certificate for jobs in:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Addiction Studies
  • Paralegal Work
  • Business
  • Teacher Education

If you maintain a certain GPA, you can work towards the school’s program for dual admission. By taking part in this program, can enroll in a curriculum that can be collaborated with such well-known 4-year schools as:

  • Temple University
  • LaSalle University
  • Drexel University
  • St. Joseph’s
  • Rosemont College

Regardless of a student’s goals or preferences, the college provides counseling so individual options can be explored. The college, which has a 55% retention rate, offers such services as financial aid, tutoring, and provisions for students with disabilities. Approximate annual tuition is around $8,500 for in-state students and about $11,500 for students attending from out of state. Currently, enrollment stands at around 17,000 students overall. No athletic or sports activities are offered at the school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Community College of Philadelphia accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
$6,100

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $3,800-$4,600
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,740
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $160-$190 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $480-$570 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$6,085
Receiving Student Loans39%$4,215
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Community College of Philadelphia may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • * Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1976)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1970)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
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Programs Offered

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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