Community College of Philadelphia

Category: Community Colleges | State: Pennsylvania

About Community College of Philadelphia

Your path to a bachelor's degree or new career starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Affordable tuition and financial assistance opportunities make it easy for you to pursue your goals. Student organizations, campus life and athletics activities offer you an excellent, well-rounded college experience. Student support services include free tutoring, counseling, transfer assistance, a Career Services Center and a Veterans Resource Center. Our programs provide a foundation for in-demand careers in architecture and construction; art, design and media; business and technology; health care; law and public service; liberal arts; science; social and human services; and automotive technology and culinary arts.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

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Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia provides support and guidance for military members and dependents. From assistance with the admission process to meeting students' needs through the Veterans Resource Center, the College is committed to helping veterans succeed in reaching their educational goals, including transfer to a four-year school. Additional benefits from the Veterans Resource Center include information about Veterans Affairs laws, academic materials for veterans, transition workshops, guest speakers, and access to VetConnect, an online community for veteran students at the College. There is also a Student Veteran Club. The College is proud to support almost 200 student veterans.

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Tuition $4,440 $8,880 N/A N/A
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Books $2,400 $2,400 N/A N/A
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Totals $6,840 $11,280 N/A N/A

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  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Participates in the Veterans Upward Bound program
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Online clubs or associations for military service members or veterans
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes