CCP Description

In addition to offering standard associate degree and certificate programs, the Community College of Philadelphia offers dual programs which give students guaranteed admission to one of Pennsylvania’s reputable universities.

The Community College of Philadelphia offers over 70 associate’s degrees and career certifications through on-site and online courses. Transfer degree programs are offered in such fields as Business, Teacher-Education, Humanities, Interior Design, Psychology and Social Sciences.

Career-oriented degrees and certificates may be obtained in such areas as Computer Information Systems, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Addiction Studies, Human Services and Paralegal Studies, among many others.

Students who commit to maintaining a certain GPA may also qualify for the college’s dual admissions program. This gives students guaranteed admission to such schools as Temple University, Drexel University, LaSalle University, Rosemont College and St. Joseph’s if they meet the requirements.

Regardless of whether a student wishes to transfer to one of these schools, another university, or move directly into the workforce, ample counseling services are available.

Students are assigned counselors who assist them with choosing the right courses, the right transfer path, and a suitable career. The Community College of Philadelphia’s counselors also offer personal counseling for students facing personal challenges.

Other services available at the Community College of Philadelphia include tutoring, disability services and financial aid for eligible students.

Quick Facts about Community College of Philadelphia

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Colonial

Website

www.ccp.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$8,760

Out-of-State Tuition

$11,520

Retention Rate

55%

Enrollment

17,327

Year Established

1965

CCP Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  3 reviews
3 star
  2 reviews
2 star
 
1 star
 

50% of students gave Community College of Philadelphia 4 stars overall.

Former Student - Last Attended 2011

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

Depending on campus, most items vary from teachers, students and courses. The North East and annex St Hubert were very nice and resourceful. I enjoyed being in class and completing online education. Very little help as far as the Bursar and Financial Aid at these locations.

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CCP Students

Total Students
17,327

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
52%
Asian
5%
Caucasian
26%
Latino
5%
Other
12%

International Students

International
9%
Domestic
91%

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