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Getting Started

Start on your path to being a student at Community College of Philadelphia by following the steps below. If you have already chosen a program that you want to apply for, jump ahead and check out our step-by-step guide to the admission process or learn more about the importance of placement tests. For any questions, contact Admissions. If you already know what to do, apply online now.

Choosing a Program

Explore our programs in Business, Entrepreneurship and Law; Creative Arts; Design, Construction and Transportation; Education and Human Services, Health Care; Liberal Arts and Communications; and Science and Technology.

Find a program that's right for you

Need help finding the right program for you? Take a quick quiz to explore possible careers.

What Kind of Student Are You?

The application process is different for certain types of students, such as guest/visiting students, transfer students and international students. To make sure you are completing the application process correctly, determine what type of student you are.

What Kind of Student Are You?

Admission Process

Getting started at Community College of Philadelphia is easy. Follow the steps to enrollment, and you'll be on your way to achieving your educational goals.

Steps to enrollment

Apply Online

Complete the online application today to take the first step toward becoming a student at Community College of Philadelphia. After you complete the online application, we will send you a letter that provides instructions for completing the next step in the enrollment process.

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Visit us and see why so many find their path to possibilities here. If you can't make it to an open house, join us for an online webcast to learn more about getting started at the College.

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