Institutional Impact

Serving more than 685,000 individuals since 1965, the College plays an integral role in the education and advancement of Philadelphia’s residents and workforce.

Students at Community College of Philadelphia have a variety of educational goals and academic needs. Whether they are preparing to enter the workforce, start on their path to a bachelor’s degree, start a new career, gain skills to advance in their current position, keep professional credentials up-to-date or discover new interests, the College provides deep resources and support services that help them explore their opportunities and reach their potential.

With 78 percent of our graduates employed in Philadelphia, and 93 percent working in the Greater Philadelphia region, the College impacts key industries in the city. Beginning a college education here leads you to more career options, with greater financial stability and a higher lifetime earning potential than is possible without a degree. Our graduates are talented, educated citizens who improve their own lives and strengthen Philadelphia as a whole.