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Community College of Philadelphia Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Community College of Philadelphia. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Community College of Philadelphia Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Community College of Philadelphia was awarded 14 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Community College of Philadelphia was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Community College of Philadelphia?

Acceptance Rate

Community College of Philadelphia has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Community College of Philadelphia Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Community College of Philadelphia, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Community College of Philadelphia is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Philadelphia

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Community College of Philadelphia this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Community College of Philadelphia

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 15,996 undergraduates at Community College of Philadelphia with 4,760 being full-time and 11,236 being part-time.

Community College of Philadelphia Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Community College of Philadelphia scored 53.72 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  53.72 out of 100
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How Much Does Community College of Philadelphia Cost?

The overall average net price of Community College of Philadelphia is $7,553. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Community College of Philadelphia

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,557 $7,447 $10,222 $11,835 $12,155

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Community College of Philadelphia, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

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How Much Money Do Community College of Philadelphia Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Community College of Philadelphia with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,000 in their early years. This is about 20% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Community College of Philadelphia

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Community College of Philadelphia is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Philadelphia makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Community College of Philadelphia are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991
Phone: 215-751-8000
Website: www.ccp.edu

Community College of Philadelphia Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Community College of Philadelphia along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Community College of Philadelphia

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 5,273 students took at least one online class at Community College of Philadelphia. This is an increase from the 4,982 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,273 1,882
2016-2017 4,982 1,383
2015-2016 4,553 1,807
2014-2015 4,222 1,579
2013-2014 7,419 1,372

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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