Why Choose Us?

Because Your Path to Possibilities Starts Here

Welcome to Community College of Philadelphia, where more than 685,000 individuals have embarked on their path to possibilities since 1965. We serve a diverse population of students, from recent high school graduates starting here on their path to a bachelor's degree, to adults looking to change careers. On our Main Campus or at any of our three Regional Centers within Philadelphia, we offer the convenience our students need to fit classes into their busy schedules.

We seek to empower our community through education, one individual at a time. More than 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and strengthen our local economy. It is our mission to prepare Philadelphians for a new career or transfer to a four-year college so that they can achieve their educational and career goals.

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Interested in our transfer or career possibilities, student success stories, or maybe some incredible facts about the College? Use the links above to learn more and explore your possibilities.

Looking for a career in a high-demand industry? Check out a few of our outstanding programs that prepare students for further education and a successful career.

Osvil Acosta-Morales

Featured Faculty

  • Osvil Acosta-Morales
  • Berna Dike-Anyiam, Ph.D.
  • Ji Gao, Ph.D.

Highlighted here are just a few members of our team of passionate faculty who will provide you with the tools you need to compete in the workforce or pursue a degree at a four-year college or university.