Philadelphia University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-2800
(800) 951-7287
Fax: (215) 951-2907

Contact: Christine Greb
Director of Admissions
Main Address
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-2700

www.philau.edu

Size
Total enrollment: 3,523
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,811
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollments: 257
Graduate enrollment: 712

Setting
Suburban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Philadelphia University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(215) 951-2700
Website:www.philau.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.philau.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address:4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,737
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,134 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$37,950
Out-of-state Tuition:$37,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,654

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Philadelphia University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Philadelphia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services143
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11104
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Engineering511
Health Professions and Related Programs1243
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service131
Legal Professions and Studies1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology21
Visual and Performing Arts52
Grand total4344171

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Philadelphia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service131
Grand total365

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Philadelphia University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$37,950
Out-of-state$37,950
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,070
Out-of-state$20,070

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid49898%
Grant or scholarship aid49898%$24,654
Student loan aid36472%$8,665

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,38387%$19,569
Federal student loans1,92070%$7,949

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Philadelphia University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Philadelphia University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,9041,2672,637
Percent admitted100%59%62%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%14%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Philadelphia University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,737
Undergraduate enrollment2,701
Graduate enrollment1,036

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Philadelphia University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • (ARTI) - Single Professional Program Accreditation in Industrial Design

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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