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Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
  • Public
    2 year
  • 18.9K
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:15
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 2%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $8,458
    Avg. Financial Aid
Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate degree-granting institution that offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in the arts, business, health care, science and technology, humanities and social and human services. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Classes are held at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City.
Over 16,000 courses transfer into Community College of Philadelphia
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Total Faculty 412
Full-Time Undergraduate 5,100
Part-Time Undergraduate 13,820
Transfer Students 473
Programs 284 Programs
Courses 1,139 Courses
Transfer Agreements 340 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 16,174 incoming Equivalencies
7,647 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $9,120
Out-of-State Tuition $13,440
Books and Supplies $1,200
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 46%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $4,414
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 64%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $4,044
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation has established several student scholarship programs. The College participates in the following federal and state-funded programs: Pell, FSEOG, Work-Study, Direct Loans, PLUS Loans and PHEAA.

Information for Transfer In Students

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    Not Required.
  • Official Transcripts:
    Transcripts must remain sealed in original envelope from college/university and mailed to CCP Attn: Transfer Credit & Placement Office (MG-17) OR directly from college/university to
  • SAT Scores:
    SAT Score min 560 Evidence Based Reading/Writing and 510 math, Taken within the last five years. For more information, visit
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Not required.
  • Essay:
    Not required.
  • Interview:
    Not required.
  • Request More Information:
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    CCP will accept courses in which the grade earned was a C- or better, unless otherwise specified by program requirements.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    CCP will grant degrees and academic certificates only to students who have earned at least 30 credit hours in residence for a degree and 15 credit hours for an academic certificate. (See Transfer Policy document for further details.)
  • Transfer Policy Document:

Community College of Philadelphia

1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
United States
Main Phone:


International Admissions Contact:
Anesah Akari
Manager, International Student Services, Office of Admissions
Transfer Admission Contact:
Caron Guillory
Manager, Enrollment Management Support, Office of Student Records and Registration

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Northeast Regional Center
12901 Townsend Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
West Regional Center
4725 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Last updated on 5/2/2024 by Community College of Philadelphia.