School House Lane and Henry AvenuePhiladelphia, PA 19144-5497 215-951-2800
http://www.philau.edu admissions@philau.edu
About Philadelphia University
  • Year of Foundation 1884
  • Size of Campus 100 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,707
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 70%, 30%, 48%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,748
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 2,736
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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Cornerstone; Minaret; Hillel
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; Asian Culture Association; Global Friends
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Number of honor societies Delta Mu Delta, Psi Phi
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (17), Philadelphia (17)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (57%), women's dorms (15%), apartment for single students (28%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 50%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 11%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
Campus Services
  • Museums The Design Center at Philadelphia University; Museum and Gallery; Paley Textile Collection
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Microforms 125,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,250
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number of e-books 8,107
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 111,484
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 53,069
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,343
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boscov's, Buckle, Charming Shoppes, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Enterprise Rent-A-Center, Jones Apparel Group, Mothers Work, Inc., Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Refinery, Inc., Target, Tommy Hilfiger, USA, Urban Outfitters, A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis