Community College of Philadelphia: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 24%

Community College of Philadelphia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)17,2966,38510,911

4,982 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,383 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20.

Community College of Philadelphia has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Community College of Philadelphia Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Community College of Philadelphia does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,264$13,896
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,020$1,530
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$318$477

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities609609
Health Professions and Related Programs280280
Public Administration and Social Service Professions273273
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services239239
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services172172
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service118118
Visual and Performing Arts6464
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4545
Personal and Culinary Services4444
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4343
Legal Professions and Studies4141
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3838
Physical Sciences3636
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services3333
English Language and Literature & Letters2020
Construction Trades1717
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1616
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1010
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies99
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Social Sciences55
Precision Production33
Architecture and Related Services11
Science Technologies & Technicians
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total2,2682,268

A total of 2,268 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Community College of Philadelphia.

Graduation rate13%12%15%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,105
Instructional FTE624
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address1700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130-3991
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000