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West Chester University

 

 

Location

PASSHE Center City, Mellon Independence Center
701 Market St., Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
Phone: 267-386-3001
39° 57' 3.8232" N, 75° 8' 45.204" W
College Background: 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is the largest of the 14 public institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the fourth-largest university in the Philadelphia area. According to U.S. News & World Report, WCU is one of the top regional universities in the north.West Chester is also one of only three Pennsylvania schools ranked in the top 100 Kiplinger “best buys” in American public higher education.Within a public university renowned for its commitment to student-centered education, West Chester University in Philadelphia combines unmatched personal attention with affordability and the accessibility of interdisciplinary resources and state-of-the-art facilities.  Our Center City location at 8th and Market Street has been open since Spring, 2012. 

 

Degrees Offered: 
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
Master of Social Work
Master of Education in Special Education
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
West Chester University offers convenient evening schedules, as well as an on-site Program Counselor serving as a bridge between the Philadelphia campus and resources on main campus. An on-site writing tutor, as well as free online tutoring sessions are available through the university’s Writing Center, and a computer lab with printing capability is provided on-site for student use. All library services may be accessed by internet or mail. Academic Success and Time Management Workshops are available by request. The PASSHE Center City location is easily accessible by public transportation, and discounted parking is available.
Modes of Class Delivery: 
In-person evening classes. Some blended, accelerated, and online courses available.

Thomas Edison State College

Location

Thomas Edison State College
101 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608-1176
United States
Phone: (888) 442-8372
40° 13' 8.9688" N, 74° 45' 53.316" W
College Background: 

Thomas Edison State College is one of New Jersey's 12 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the oldest colleges in the country designed specifically for adults. The College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults. Thomas Edison State College offers higher education for adults with higher expectations. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults. The average age of students is 35, and they have chosen Thomas Edison State College because they want to complete their education at a college that is convenient, affordable, accredited, and high quality.

Degrees Offered: 
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Tuition Fees: 
$175 per credit hour for out-of-state
$132 per credit hour for in-state
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
Learner Support Center: Handles in current student inquiries
Modes of Class Delivery: 
Guided study, online, testing, prior learning assessment.

Temple University

Location

Temple University
1801 Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
39° 58' 39.5832" N, 75° 8' 36.096" W
College Background: 

Founded in 1884, Temple College became Temple University in 1907. A comprehensive public research university, Temple offers more than 300 academic degree programs at eight campuses. Its degree programs include: 2 Associate degree programs (Horticulture and General Studies), 125 Bachelor’s programs, 113 Masters programs, 52 Doctoral programs, and 8 first-professional degree programs including dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, and podiatric medicine.

Temple’s Main Campus, located on North Broad Street, is home to many of its schools and programs. A recent addition to this campus is the Tyler School of Art, which recently moved from Elkins Park, PA. Undergraduate, graduate, and non-credit courses are also available at 1515 Market Street in Philadelphia, its Center City Campus.

Programs in community and regional planning, horticulture, landscape architecture, and other subject areas are available at Temple University’s 186-acre Ambler Campus. Temple also offers graduate and non-credit courses at its campus in suburban Fort Washington, PA.

International studies are an integral part of the Temple experience. Study abroad programs are available at campuses in Rome and Tokyo. Select programs are also offered in London, Beijing, Paris, Mumbai, and other sites.

Degrees Offered: 
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Tuition Fees: 
PA residents: Undergraduate (non-business course) $420 per credit hour; undergraduate business course $454 per credit hourCourse format may be traditional, online, hybrid, and/or distance learning.
Non-residents: Undergraduate (non-business course) $707 per credit hour; undergraduate business course $765 per credit hour
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
Online advising — depending upon the college and major; library access online; technology center computer labs; on-campus and e-tutoring — writing center and math and science resource center; and evening services available at Center City, Ambler, and Main Campus (depending upon the college and major)
Modes of Class Delivery: 
Course format may be traditional, online, hybrid, and/or distance learning.

Rosemont College

Location

Rosemont College
1400 Montgomery Avenue
Rosemont, PA 19010
United States
Phone: (610) 527-0200
40° 1' 25.356" N, 75° 19' 39.504" W
College Background: 

A Catholic college, Rosemont is a community of learners dedicated to excellence and joy in the pursuit of knowledge. The College seeks to develop open and critical minds in all members of the community and cultivate each individual’s ability to make reasoned moral decisions. Educational and professional development opportunities and choices are available for men and women of all ages. Classes are offered during the day and evening at Rosemont’s 58-acre suburban campus and its Center City Philadelphia campus, located at 121 South Broad Street. Some courses can be completed online.

Degrees Offered: 
BA in Social Relations (Criminal Justice concentration)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Tuition Fees: 
$530 per credit hour for Undergraduate Accelerated
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
Rosemont College offers online advising and evening services that include student services, student academic support, and FREE tutoring.
Modes of Class Delivery: 
Courses are offered in the following formats: distance learning, accelerated, and online.

Philadelphia University

Location

Philadelphia University
School House Lane and Henry Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
Phone: 215.951.2900
Fax: 215.951.5300
40° 2' 2.7996" N, 75° 10' 19.308" W
College Background: 

The value of a degree can be measured by the benefits it brings — enhanced career opportunities, admission into master's programs, and the personal satisfaction that comes with such an outstanding achievement. Philadelphia University's Degree Completion Program for adult learners can put you firmly on the path to gaining these benefits by earning your degree in less time than you think. Balancing career and family responsibilities is important to adult learners. In this program, the emphasis is on your academic and personal success and the limitless possibilities the future will offer. This program accommodates a wide variety in interests and offers comprehensive preparation for many career options.

Degrees Offered: 
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Tuition Fees: 
Tuition for the 2007–08 academic year is $450 per credit hour.
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
Advising is available during the day and evening via phone, email, or in-person appointments. The library maintains evening and weekend hours. Tutoring services are available daily and one night a week at the Main Campus.
Modes of Class Delivery: 
This program is an accelerated, evening division program, where classes meet in a traditional classroom setting one evening per week or on a Saturday morning. Technology is used for classroom instruction. It is not possible to complete the program by only attending Saturday classes. Classes are offered at the University's Main Campus at School House Lane & Henry Avenue and at the Bucks County Campus in Trevose.
Delivery Schedule: 
Monday–Thursday evening, from 6–10:00 p.m
Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.– 1 p.m

Penn State University

Penn State is a multi-campus public research university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality programs in teaching, research, and service.

Peirce College

Location

Peirce College
1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States
Phone: 215.545.6400, ext 9000
Fax: 215.546.5996
39° 57' 10.6632" N, 75° 9' 56.088" W
College Background: 

Peirce College is in the business of transforming lives.  We do so by making the benefits of higher education accessible and attainable to non-traditional college students of all ages and backgrounds.  We educate, empower, and inspire our students and one another in a highly professional, career-focused academic environment defined by trust, integrity, and mutual respect.  We are passionate about equipping our students to make a difference in their communities, workplaces, and the world.

After making the transition from a junior college by offering bachelor’s degrees in 1997, Peirce has now taken another leap forward and will begin offering graduate –level education in fall 2013.

Degrees Offered: 
AS in Criminal Justice
BS in Integrated Leadership
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Tuition Fees: 
Undergraduate: $533 per credit hour, with the majority of courses worth three credits
Graduate: $750 per credit hour, with all courses worth three credits
Student Services Available for Adult Learners: 
The staff of the Walker Center for Academic Excellence facilitates numerous workshops each session, with topics including: time management, stress management, test taking, study skills and success strategies. Tutoring services are available during the day, evening or on Saturdays, for 60- or 90-minute sessions. The Office of Financial Aid is available to help students finance their education. Students can schedule one-on-one sessions to walk through the financial aid process and identify scholarship, grant and loan opportunities. Peirce’s First Year Initiative program also provides an additional layer of support as students transition back into education. With workshops, events and other support services, the FYI team is a readily available resource for any questions new students may have.
Modes of Class Delivery: 
Undergraduate and graduate courses are delivered on campus and online. Students are encouraged to choose the mode of delivery best suited for their needs.
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