Community College of Philadelphia Overview
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Community College of Philadelphia is a public institution. Philadelphia is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Community College of Philadelphia Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Community College of Philadelphia.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 42% of the faculty were full-time.
Community College of Philadelphia Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Community College of Philadelphia has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Community College of Philadelphia.
Where Is Community College of Philadelphia?
Contact details for Community College of Philadelphia are given below.
|Address:||1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991|
How Do I Get Into Community College of Philadelphia?
You can apply to Community College of Philadelphia online at: https://ccp.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Account/Login
Can I Afford Community College of Philadelphia?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Community College of Philadelphia, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $4,215 a year. That adds up to $16,860 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Community College of Philadelphia is 18.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Community College of Philadelphia Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,760 full-time undergraduates at Community College of Philadelphia, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Community College of Philadelphia students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,722|
|Hispanic or Latino||813|
Over 69 countries are represented at Community College of Philadelphia. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Community College of Philadelphia
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Community College of Philadelphia has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Community College of Philadelphia
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Community College of Philadelphia was 10.5%. This is the #1,300 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Community College of Philadelphia regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Community College of Philadelphia majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
|English Language & Literature||28%|
|General English Literature||30%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||9%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Community College of Philadelphia ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Community College of Philadelphia.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#199|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#225|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#225|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#227|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Community College of Philadelphia Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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