Peirce College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Peirce College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,265 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1865 and is one of the 42 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
At Peirce College you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Peirce College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Paralegal, Computer Science, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
50%
The student retention rate at Peirce College is low at 50% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Peirce College is very low: 6%. Around 53% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Peirce College is decent: 17:1. Read more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,600
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - $15,500 annually. The additional fees at Peirce College beyond tuition are about $1,100, which makes it a total of $16,600 a year.

Read the details about Peirce College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Peirce College might accept your credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Peirce College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Peirce College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (888) 467-3472 or check Peirce College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Peirce College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Peirce College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Peirce College.

Based on the college crime data, Peirce College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Peirce College Location and Maps



Post Address: Peirce College, 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4699, USA
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