Peirce College Rankings

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In the World#7085 of 14178
In North America#1769 of 2629
In the United States#1683 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#104 of 155
In Philadelphia#13 of 19

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$8,711 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,089
Graduates
89
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
peirce.edu

Peirce College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

411 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

641 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Peirce College 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.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American656 (56%)
White234 (20%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown123 (10%)
Hispanic93 (8%)
Asian36 (3%)
Two or more races23 (2%)
Nonresident Alien8 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$8,711/year
Average aid awarded
$9,549
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$5,180
$30-48K$8,350
$75-110K$16,153
$110K+$18,260

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$14,400$13,896
Tuition in-state$14,400$13,896
Tuition out-of-state$14,400$13,896
Fee in-district$660$400
Fee in-state$660$400
Fee out-of-state$660$400

Peirce College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General3030
Organizational Leadership2632
Legal Assistant & Paralegal1024
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration819
Health & Health Care Administration & Management188
Information Technology915
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician20
Accounting13
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General11
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator10
General Studies6
Management Information Systems, General6
Legal Professions and Studies, Other4
Grand Total8317640
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%25%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 50%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
9
Citations
14

Publication count by topic

Economics
2
Art
2
Psychology
2
Sociology
1
Engineering
1
Business
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art29672
Economics54251
Psychology59329

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
201101
201200
201311
201400
201530
201620
201713

General info

Founded1865
WikipediaPeirce College
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff153
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102-4699
United States
City population1,581,000
Phone8884673472
Fax+1 (215) 546 5996

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