The Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, that grants associate degrees, academic certificates and proficiency certificates. Programs of study include health care; science and technology; design, construction and transportation; business, entrepreneurship and law; creative arts; liberal arts and communications; and education and human services. The college offers traditional, evening, weekend and online courses, including online degree programs.
Students at the college can pursue a bachelor's degree upon graduation, and some programs prepare students to enter the workforce. Dual admissions partnerships and transfer agreements with four-year schools make it easy for students to further their education. Student support services include free tutoring, counseling, transfer assistance, the Center for Male Engagement, a Career Services Center, and a Veteran's Resource Center. Adult Basic Education classes can provide Philadelphia residents with valuable, lifelong skills.
The college's Corporate Solutions unit offers workforce training initiatives for individuals looking to advance their career skills or prepare for new career.
|Community College of Philadelphia|
Community College of Philadelphia Mint Building on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia
|Motto||"The Path to Possibilities."|
|Established||September 23, 1965|
|President||Dr. Donald Generals|
|Location||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Mascot||Colonial Phil (former)|
There are three locations throughout the city to help make a college education more accessible:
The college opened on September 23, 1965, in the Snellenberg's Building at 34 South 11th Street. The Mint Building on the main campus, which opened for classes in 1973, served as the Third Philadelphia Mint from 1901 to 1969.