West regional Center

West Regional Center

Getting started at WRC?

Here are some events to help you along your way:

Ask Admissions Day

Speak with admissions about how to get started and next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll. A tour of the campus will also be available during your visit— RSVP appreciated.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
4725 Chestnut Street

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4725 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19139

Located on Chestnut and 48th Street off the Market Street Subway line, the West Regional Center (WRC) is home to 25 classrooms between two buildings. The WRC is the closest to the College’s Main Campus (just 3 miles away), making it a great place for students to transition in to part- or full-time enrollment.

Programs Offered at WRC

Automotive Technology

The WRC is home to Community College of Philadelphia’s Automotive Technology Program, where students can earn either their proficiency certificate or associate degree to work in an independent or dealer-based auto shop providing mechanical service and repairs. Note: Community College of Philadelphia's Automotive Technology Center is currently under construction as we build a new, state-of-the-art Career and Advanced Technology Center, scheduled to open in 2022. During construction, the Automotive Technology Center is temporarily housed on the first floor of the Center for Business and Industry building on Main Campus.

Additionally, the following degree can be earned on-site at WRC:

  • Liberal Arts, or those students looking to learn about and possibly transfer to four-year baccalaureate programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and/or mathematics.

Learn More About the Liberal Arts Program 

The following degrees can be earned on-site at WERC combined with online classes:

Directions Public transportation

Directions from I-95

Take exit 342 for US-30 West Girard Avenue toward US-13 West/Philadelphia Zoo. Turn right at West Girard Ave/US-30 West. Turn left onto Lancaster Avenue. Make a quick right onto 48th Street. Turn left at Chestnut Street and the Center will be on your left.

Subway Routes

  • Market Street El:  Exit at the 46th Street stop

Bus Routes

  • Bus route 21: 69th Street Terminal to Penn's Landing via Chestnut and Walnut streets
  • Bus route 31: Overbrook Park to Center City
  • Bus route 42: Wycombe/West Philadelphia to Penn's Landing
  • Bus route 64: Parkside to Pier 70