1420 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 888-467-3472
http://www.peirce.edu info@peirce.edu
About Peirce College
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 1 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,971
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $13,240
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,892
Peirce College is in the business of transforming lives. We do so by making the benefits of higher education accessible and attainable to non-traditional college students of all ages and backgrounds. We educate, empower, and inspire our students and one another in a highly professional, career-focused academic environment defined by trust, integrity, and mutual respect. We are passionate about equipping our students to make a difference in their communities, workplaces, and the world. To become the first choice for career-oriented, non-traditional college students seeking high-quality teaching and service.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Student Leadership Retreat; Annual professional development and cultural trips; Mock Trial; Mock Interviews; Student Appreciation Day; Student Awards Ceremony; Chi Alpha Epsilon Induction Ceremony; Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony; Business Adminis
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Chi Alpha Epsilon, Delta Mu Delta
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited, other
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (9), Philadelphia (9)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 25,220
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 8
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities More than 25,000 full-text periodical titles available in electronic databases. Library subscribes to 17 electronic research databases. Online tutorials and research guides available on library web page.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 32,268
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Museums Historical archives of Peirce College housed in library, including materials back to 1865.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Number Of Subscriptions 68
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 150
  • Number Of Microforms 1,620
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 192
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 476
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 22
  • Counseling Services career, academic
  • Student Email Accounts No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs City of Philadelphia Verizon Independence Blue Cross
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 1%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 10,000