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Peirce College

1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA

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Peirce College is a nonprofit private college that has a large selection of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Philadelphia, PA, in a predominately urban area. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled per year at Peirce College.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Peirce College offers:

  • Business Administration
  • Paralegal
  • Information Science Studies
  • Bookkeeping

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting any students that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be needed for certain programs. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $17,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Students may visit the website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, student services, and more that is available at this school.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Peirce College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Peirce College is about 2,100.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $15,000-$19,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $520-$620 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships68%$7,139
Receiving Student Loans79%$8,839

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 9%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Peirce College may provide services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

Peirce College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 33%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years6%
Graduating in 5 Years1%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Information Science Studies (B)
  • System Administration (A)
  • Computer and Information Systems Security (A)
  • Data Processing (A)
  • Computer Programming, Vendor and Product Certification (A, C)
  • Computer Support Specialist (C)

Liberal Arts and Sciences