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About Us

Welcome to Community College of Philadelphia, a public, open-admission institution that provides both academic resources and support services to help students achieve their academic goals. As the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia, the College has served more than 685,000 of the city's residents since 1965.

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Key Facts

Learn all about the College's mission, diversity, governance and more.

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Mission and Goals

Community College of Philadelphia has a clear mission statement, vision and clear values.

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Institutional Impact

The College plays an integral role in the education and advancement of Philadelphia’s residents and workforce.

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College Leadership

The College's leadership is represented by the President and the Board of Trustees.

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Offices and Departments

View a comprehensive list of the College's offices and departments.

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College Directory

A directory of the College's offices and services.

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Centers of Excellence

The College has special centers that focus on providing further opportunities for growth and knowledge.

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Career Opportunities

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented, high caliber faculty and staff.

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The College has several Regional Centers in addition to the Main Campus.

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College TV Station

CCPTV is Community College of Philadelphia’s cable channel viewable throughout the city of Philadelphia

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Community Services

The College focuses on several opportunities for community service.

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