Peirce College: Ranking & Review

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Peirce College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,4784181,060

1,308 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

710 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $100.

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.

Peirce College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$24,636$24,636
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Peirce College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$14,400$14,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$660$660
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$600$600
Tuition for Full-time graduates$13,896$13,896
Fees for full-time graduates$400$400
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$772$772

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3810517160
Health Professions and Related Programs242246
Legal Professions and Studies142741
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services122032
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service8715
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1414
Grand Total11018117308

A total of 291 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Peirce College.

At the master's level 17 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%13%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1865
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff158
Instructional FTE74
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitepeirce.edu
Address1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102-4699
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000
Phone8884673472
Fax+1 (215) 546 5996

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