Community College of Philadelphia (CCP)

Philadelphia, PA

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Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia Student Essentials

Community College of Philadelphia Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
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: $9,120
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,520
Retention Rate: 51%
Enrollment: 17,327
Year Established: 1965

About CCP

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.

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CCP Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2011

Overall Rating

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.


CCP Map & Location

Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130


Getting Around CCP

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Philadelphia, PA

Winter
Dec
45
30
Jan
40
26
Feb
44
28
Spring
Mar
53
34
Apr
64
44
May
74
54
Summer
Jun
83
64
Jul
87
69
Aug
85
68
Fall
Sep
78
60
Oct
67
48
Nov
56
39

CCP Students

Total Students 17,327

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 52%
  • Caucasian: 25%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 5%
African American 52%
Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 29%
Part-Time 71%
International 9%
Domestic 91%

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