Colleges in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Statistics

Philadelphia is a city in Pennsylvania. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 5,649,300 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, thirty-eight colleges are active for serving college programs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition, there are 49 colleges located within 15 miles from Philadelphia.
By school types, there are two public and thirty-six private schools. By school levels, there are twenty-one 4-years (or high) schools, nine 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and eight less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Thirty-five schools offer undergraduate programs and eighteen schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $25,610 for Pennsylvania residents and $25,109 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 65.42% and the average SAT score is 1,199. A total of 145,479 students enrolled in schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of which 10,427 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

Colleges in Philadelphia, P Comparison Table

The following table lists 38 colleges located in Philadelphia and 12 schools near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ordered by distance from Philadelphia. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From PhiladelphiaUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
The Workforce Institute's City College
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
0.68 miles$12,0978100%7 to 1-50.00%-
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.24 miles$29,88239,74074%14 to 1$24,23660.00%-
La Salle University
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.33 miles$32,4255,19166%12 to 1$26,25078.00%-
Missio Theological Seminary
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.47 miles$12,773204--$12,924--
Hussian College-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.51 miles$21,4288170%8 to 1-100.00%-
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
3.55 miles$12,64816,67215%15 to 1---
Studio Incamminati
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.61 miles$13,88540-5 to 1-76.00%-
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.92 miles$40,37627364%7 to 1$41,35688.00%-
Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.04 miles$44,80639772%7 to 1$48,01747.00%1,175
Gratz College
Melrose Park, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.12 miles$20,633332-9 to 1$17,042--
Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ
Public, 4 years
four-years
4.17 miles$31,1137,17165%15 to 1$31,33879.00%1,075
University of Phoenix-Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.27 miles$9,5526211%5 to 1$16,752--
Health and Technology Training Institute
Philadelphia, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.28 miles$18,385-100%----
Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
4.29 miles$14,610159-9 to 1---
Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.29 miles$17,00030028%26 to 1---
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.31 miles$41,7157,78670%12 to 1$21,97866.00%1,165
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.36 miles$29,8272,855--$30,578--
Philadelphia Technician Training
Philadelphia, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.39 miles$18,20017058%9 to 1---
Curtis Institute of Music
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.51 miles$2,52517169%2 to 1$2,5254.00%-
The University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.59 miles$46,6801,91461%8 to 1$46,68073.00%-
Peirce College
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.63 miles$15,0601,35742%9 to 1$14,296--
Academy of Vocal Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.64 miles-27-----
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.69 miles$56,23824,63469%11 to 1$37,07475.00%1,290
Jean Madeline Aveda Institute
Philadelphia, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.69 miles$19,08027577%14 to 1---
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.05 miles$60,04225,86096%6 to 1$41,7608.00%1,505
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
5.32 miles$14,5753667%7 to 1---
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.33 miles$23,55033567%21 to 1-98.00%-
Salus University
Elkins Park, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.41 miles-1,211--$32,988--
Empire Beauty School-Cheltenham
Wyncote, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.48 miles$17,00011943%25 to 1---
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Wyncote, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.59 miles$25,99934--$26,236--
Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.61 miles$47,9407,58981%11 to 1$17,80275.00%1,210
Manor College
Jenkintown, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.71 miles$18,53074732%12 to 1$10,70086.00%855
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.74 miles$28,6832,23178%7 to 1$30,16871.00%1,215
Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.79 miles$26,5827762%30 to 1---
Arcadia University
Glenside, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.08 miles$45,3203,66266%12 to 1$28,12066.00%1,145
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.18 miles$9,72512362%19 to 1-75.00%-
PITC Institute
Wyncote, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.25 miles$35,02520623%13 to 1---
Won Institute of Graduate Studies
Glenside, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.43 miles$19,91377--$20,564--
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook
Wynnewood, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.55 miles$22,57022740%7 to 1$24,761100.00%-
Westminster Theological Seminary
Glenside, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.65 miles$17,219731--$17,770--
Prism Career Institute-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.87 miles$26,7156160%20 to 1---
Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.33 miles$15,85019147%22 to 1---
Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus
Upper Darby, PA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.39 miles$13,89020640%12 to 1---
Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.43 miles$38,2001,79456%10 to 1$17,62565.00%1,009
P B Cosmetology Education Center
Gloucester, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.54 miles$17,60013283%15 to 1---
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington
Abington, PA
Public, 4 years
four-years
7.66 miles$23,7203,74671%16 to 1$29,12885.00%1,140
Empire Beauty School-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.67 miles$16,3207156%13 to 1---
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
7.68 miles$31,65631842%33 to 1---
Strayer University-New Jersey
Cherry Hill, NJ
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.86 miles$13,515960-33 to 1$15,135--
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
7.98 miles$16,75730057%11 to 1---
Average-$25,109145,47964%13 to 1$25,93365.42%1,199