Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia puts you on the path to a bachelor’s degree and career success. There are more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs in business, liberal arts, health care, science and technology, social sciences and human services. Corporate Solutions, located in the Center for Business and Industry, works with individuals and employers to provide workforce training and education.


Admissions Office

Welcome Center – Pavilion Building P1-05
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Admissions Office Phone


Office of Financial Aid

Bonnell Building, Room BG-3

Office of Financial Aid Phone





Full-time: 473
Part-time: 856

Student/Faculty Ratio



The college offers 14 intercollegiate sports. Men: baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, track and field and volleyball. Women: basketball, cheerleading, cross country, softball, tennis, track and field and volleyball. The college is a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference and the Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association. Intramurals are also offered.


The college has approximately 30 clubs and organizations, such as the Community Involvement Club, International Club, Creative Writing Club and the Student Government Association. The college publishes a student newspaper and a student magazine. Annual events include film festivals and the International Festival. Study abroad opportunities are also offered every year. The gymnasium features two regulation-size basketball courts; an exercise room for aerobics, dance and martial arts; and a weight room.

Programs of Study

The college has more than 70 degree and certificate programs.

Associate in Arts (A.A.)
Architecture; Art and Design; Art – Photography Option; Business; Communication Arts – Speech Option; Communication Arts – Theater Option; Culture, Science and Technology; Education – Elementary Option;   Education – Secondary Humanities/Citizenship Education Option; Education – Secondary Math/Science Option; Interior Design; Liberal Arts – African Diaspora Studies Option; Liberal Arts – General Option; Liberal Arts – Honors; Liberal Arts – Humanities Option; Liberal Arts – International Studies Option; Liberal Arts – Leadership Studies Option; Liberal Arts – Religious Studies Option; Liberal Arts – Social/Behavioral Science Option; Liberal Arts – Women’s Studies/Gender Studies Option; Music – Non-Performance Option; Music – Performance Option

Associate in Science (A.S.)
Computer Science; Engineering Science; Mathematics; Science

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Accounting; American Sign Language/English Interpreting; Applied Studies; Automotive Technology; Behavioral Health/Human Services; Chemical Technology; Clinical Laboratory Technician; Computer-Assisted Design Technology; Computer Forensics; Computer Information Systems – Information Technology Option; Construction Management; Culinary Arts; Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Imaging; Early Childhood Education; Facility Management; Finance; Fire Science; Geographic Information Systems; Health Services Management; Hospitality Management; Justice; Management Program – Entrepreneurship Option; Management Program – Human Resources Management Option; Management Program – International Business Option; Management Program – Management Option; Management Program – Real Estate Management Option; Marketing; Medical Assisting and Office Management; Nursing; Paralegal Studies; Photographic Imaging; Respiratory Care Technology; Sound Recording and Music Technology

Certificate Programs
Addiction Studies; Biomedical Technician Training; Computer-Assisted Design Technology; Creative Writing; Disability Studies; Geographic Information Systems; Human Services; Justice; Leadership Studies; Management; Marketing; Social Gerontology; Women’s Studies/Gender Studies; Youth Work

Visitor Information

For a tour of the Main Campus, visit us at the Welcome Center, located in the Mint Building, or call 215.751.8988 to schedule a tour. You can also call our regional centers to arrange a tour. We welcome the opportunity to show you around, answer questions about the college and help you with the application process. For admission information or to schedule an appointment, please call 215.751.8010.

Main Campus
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Northeast Regional Center
12901 Townsend Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Northwest Regional Center
1300 West Godfrey Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

West Regional Center
4725 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Directions to Campus

1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130