Peirce College


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.