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About the School:

Community College of Philadelphia is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It is an open admission college and has an enrollment of over 24,000 students. The highest degree offered is at the associate’s level. The college offers a small student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1 and utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

CCP offers more than 100 associates degrees, including various certification programs. The popular areas of study include business, liberal arts & sciences, humanities, health professions, marketing, and management. The tuition & fees for in-state students are charged at $159 per credit hour, and out-of-state students need to pay $477 per credit hour. The cost may vary depending on the subject. The college also offers financial aid to over 70% of its students.

Online Presence:

The college offers both asynchronous and synchronous online courses. The synchronous option requires students to participate in live meetings with the instructor and classmates on scheduled dates and times. It also requires students to complete homework and assignments on due dates. To get the complete details on each program, visit the Online Programs and Courses.

The online degree programs include:

  • Accounting
  • Business – General
  • Education: Early Childhood (Birth to 4th Grade) (Online and Hybrid)
  • English
  • Liberal Arts
  • Liberal Arts - Social/Behavioral Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Technical Studies

The available certification programs are:

  • Accounting Paraprofessional
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Post-Baccalaureate Accounting

Laptop Programs:

Community College of Philadelphia offers a loaner program to currently enrolled students. The laptop offered is a Dell Latitude 3410 BTX 210-AVKY. There are various policies students need to abide by in order to use the device. Refer to Student Device Loaner Program page for full details. The loaning time can be extended if you decide to take another class in another term.


Community College of Philadelphia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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