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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B+
Community College of Philadelphia is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
1700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$5,949/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,970/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,121/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,798/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,353/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,557/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.105 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.100 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.100 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,884Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
71%
Varsity Athletes
1%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
15%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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Community College of Philadelphia Reviews

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Community College of Philadelphia had helped me to succeed as a student. It had saved me tons of money, time, and the professors are really excellent! When I went to school there, most of my professors were also teaching at other top Universities in Philadelphia. So, we got the same quality of teaching as other top universities with a lot less tuition! I really recommend Community College of Philadelphia. This school had helped me to be what I am today.
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As an adult learner, my experience at Community College of Philadelphia has been a pleasant and life-changing experience. I have grown immensely not only as a student but also as a person. I agree that some professors may have been challenging, however, with them, I have learned how to deal with difficult individuals. The core classes I have taken have developed my way of seeing life and helped me become a more analytical thinker. For example, one of the psychology classes I took, helped me become a better parent at home and understand my adolescent son a lot more. Another example is the Communication and Interpersonal Skills class I just took last semester, which helped me decide my major. The decision of attending Community College of Philadelphia, as challenging as it was at first, has been a decision that has impacted my life tremendously.
When I enrolled at Community College of Philadelphia, I expected a rudimentary, lacking college experience. This idea was based on stereotypes. On the contrary, CCP is fueled by a widely shared yearning for knowledge. CCP is strengthening the community through the hearts and minds of individuals. The school is a beautiful melting pot, celebrating diversity in every facet. The care with which my professors handle each class demonstrates their appreciation for the students' time.
After leaving Uarts in 2017, I believed I was neither capable nor deserving of a proper education. Community College of Philadelphia has instilled in me a furious drive to succeed. Not only that, but the assured knowledge that I CAN achieve whatever it is I choose to pursue. Within a month of being a CCP student, my outlook on life, education, and myself has been radically changed for the best. I am excited about the future and grateful for the present moment. I highly recommend this institution.