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Welcome to Community College of Philadelphia

The first step to a good life begins with the decision to pursue an education of higher learning. Choosing Community College of Philadelphia will place you among a long line of alumni and former students who have benefitted from the vast selection of programs, courses and learning experiences offered by Community College of Philadelphia.

As the city’s college, we are prepared to meet your educational and training needs by guiding you along a path in pursuit of your dreams. Our faculty are among the best in higher education and our staff are dedicated professionals excited about meeting your needs.

We hope you decide to attend Community College of Philadelphia. If you do, you will find that our rigorous curricula and relevant career programs will position you to pursue the career of your choosing or to continue your education towards a bachelor’s degree and beyond. Our students have transferred to Ivy League and top tier universities and colleges; and many have found employment with the top companies in the city and the surrounding areas.

Take the time to review our website or, if you have questions, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives.

I wish you the best of luck and hope to see you soon.


Dr. Donald Guy Generals
President, Community College of Philadelphia

The City's College - Plan for 2025

Community College of Philadelphia Combats Poverty as a way to Support Student Success

"It is our goal to increase the number of graduates to compete for the jobs of the future and take part in the city's renaissance," Dr. Donald Guy Generals, president of Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), said. The College, in fact, is preparing to break ground on a new Career and Advanced Technology Center in West Philadelphia that will provide in-demand skilled and technical talent and expand access to family sustaining jobs."

iHeart Radio Interview with Dr. Generals

Lorraine Ballard Morrill interviews Dr. Generals about how Community College of Philadelphia is a path to family-sustaining jobs for Philadelphians and how the College is supporting Mayor Kenney's workforce development initiatives. The College is creating guided pathways that lead to student success and create a pipeline to a skilled Philadelphia workforce.

Dr. Generals Named in "Made Man Foundation honors 50 Black influencers"

"Fifty Black male business and community leaders were honored Thursday for their career and community achievements by The Made Man Foundation"

Old Factories Bring New Jobs, Hope and Conversations About Shared Growth to a Struggling Neighborhood

"Thanks to a partnership between Goldman Sachs, the City of Philadelphia, Community College of Philadelphia and Shift Capital LLC, hope, jobs and opportunity are being manufactured in a building at 3401 I Street in one of the city’s hardest-pressed neighborhoods."

From the right: U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, Nicole Pullen Ross, Mayor Jim Kenney; Harold Epps, director of Commerce for the City of Philadelphia; Richard Olaya (Goldman Sachs graduate), and CCP president Dr. Donald Guy Generals. photo credit: Philadelphia Sun


City Biz List releases 3 Part Interview with Dr. Generals.

Part 2

Part 3

Dr. Generals on WURD Radio

Dr. Generals joins Keaton on WURD Radio during the show's live broadcast from Community College of Philadelphia for The Lounge's College Tour to discuss many opportunities that students can take advantage of at the College.

CCP And Parx Casino Work To Eliminate Barriers, Build On The Strengths Of Philly's Students

'The College is addressing the disparities in student success with promising practices tailored to support students' individual needs, including those that provide bridges to degree completion and supports that anchor students when tough times arrive,' said Dr. Donald Guy Generals, president of the College. 'Students need to have an environment that is conducive to their interests, that is sensitive to their needs and really paves the way and enlightens them to the importance of doing well, not just in the classroom, but in preparation for going into the classroom.'