1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia residents - $112 per credit hour
Other Pennsylvanians - $224 per credit hour
Non-Pennsylvanians - $336 per credit hour
Community College of Philadelphia was founded in 1964, the College opened for classes in 1965 in a former department store at 34 S. 11th Street while a permanent campus was being sought. Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City.
In 1971 the College acquired from the federal government the building at 1700 Spring Garden Street that had housed the third Philadelphia Mint and eventually would become the centerpiece of its permanent campus.
Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, their three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.
Community College of Philadelphia offers over 70 career and transfer programs in Business, Humanities, Allied Health, Science and Technology and the Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Community College of Philadelphia offers three types of associate's degrees: Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.).
Approximately 37,000 students take credit and noncredit courses annually with about 15,000 full-time-equivalent students. There are 473 full-time faculty and 856 part-time faculty.