Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania

country rank  619
world rank  1762

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University Overview

Founded in 1884, Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania (PhilaU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania (PhilaU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PhilaU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
PhilaU

Founded
1884

Motto
Powered to Do What's Now, Powered to Do What's Next!

Colours
Maroon and gray

Mascot
Phil the Ram

University Location

Address
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19144-5497 Pennsylvania United States

T +1 (215) 951 2700

F +1 (215) 951 2907

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia 19144-5497
+1 (215) 951 2800
800 951 7287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Division of Accreditation
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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