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Philadelphia University
Philadelphia University School House Lane and Henry Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144 Phone: (215) 951-2700
  • General Information
    About Philadelphia University

    Philadelphia University is a student-centered institution that prepares graduates for successful careers in an evolving global marketplace. * By blending the liberal arts and sciences, professional studies, interdisciplinary learning, and collaborations in and out of the classroom, students learn to thrive in diverse and challenging environments. * Our students are encouraged to form supportive relationships with each other as well as faculty, staff, and alumni in an academically rigorous setting that is focused on intellectual and personal growth. * Philadelphia University is an experiential learning community where integrity, creativity, curiosity, ethics, responsibility, and the free exchange of ideas are valued.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 3,800
    Percent Admitted 71%
    Men Admitted 71%
    Women Admitted 71%
    Full Time Retention Rate 80%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 480 555
      Math 490 590
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 22 26
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 3,672
    Native American 6
    Asian 133
    African American 365
    Hispanic 111
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,802
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 362

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