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Is Community College of Philadelphia a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Community College of Philadelphia veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Community College of Philadelphia G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Community College of Philadelphia Includes:

How Does Community College of Philadelphia Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Community College of Philadelphia at #1,330.The school also ranked #68 in our Best for Vets in Pennsylvania ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how Community College of Philadelphia fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 667

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Community College of Philadelphia ranked compared to those at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best General Chemistry Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Chemistry Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Photographic & Film/Video Technology/Technician & Assistant Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Photographic & Film/Video Technology/Technician & Assistant Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Other Corrections & Criminal Justice Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Physical Sciences Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Recording Arts Technology/Technician Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Secondary Education Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Elementary Education Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 21

How Many Veterans Go to Community College of Philadelphia?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 291 G.I. Bill® students at Community College of Philadelphia. Since the total enrollment at the school is 13,672, approximately 2.13% of the students at Community College of Philadelphia are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Community College of Philadelphia does have a student veterans group.

Does Community College of Philadelphia Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Community College of Philadelphia may offer offer credit for that. Check with the school for more details.

Community College of Philadelphia may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Community College of Philadelphia Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Community College of Philadelphia.

Complaints to the VA About Community College of Philadelphia

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

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