1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • The mission of the school is to inspire creativity and innovation through education, immersive professional experiences, and social engagement. 

School Highlights

Hussian College-Philadelphia serves 101 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,990
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hussian College-Philadelphia ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 125% over five years.
Hussian College-Philadelphia
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
18 staff
56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hussian College-Philadelphia has grown by 94% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The Hussian College-Philadelphia diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
101 students
447 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
90 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
11 students
165 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
72 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
90 students
292 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
11 students
229 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
n/a
% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
3%
9%
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% Black
43%
12%
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% White
40%
61%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
58%
57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.07%
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,300
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $21,990 is more than the state average of $17,669. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$21,990
$17,669
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$16,666
$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,234
$6,111
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Acceptance Rate
53%
85%
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SAT Reading (Year 2017)
495
470
SAT Math (Year 2017)
470
460
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The Hussian College is a four-year professional career school dedicated exclusively to the Graphic Arts. Our main objectives are: to give students as much real world experience as possible before they ever look for a job; and to ensure each student receives a well-rounded, well-founded design and illustration education that integrates the best of traditional media with the exciting possibilities of evolving new media. The college offers an Art curriculum in Graphic Design, Digital Media and Visual Communications. First year includes basic foundation courses to develop a comprehensive understanding of the theory, vocabulary and techniques common to all visual arts. In the second year, Intermediate and Advanced courses are covered to further enhance a working knowledge of the tools, equipment, technology and elements of problem-solving in design. In the third year student focus on major; Advertising or Illustration. In the fourth year full concentration on Advertising or Illustration major. Courses emphasize refinement of creative and artistic skills and preparation of professional portfolio. Hussian College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hussian College-Philadelphia cost?

Hussian College-Philadelphia's private state tuition is approximately $21,990.

What schools are Hussian College-Philadelphia often compared to?

Hussian College-Philadelphiais often viewed alongside schools like Peirce College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Hussian College-Philadelphia?

The acceptance rate of Hussian College-Philadelphia is 53%, which is lower than the state average of 85%. Hussian College-Philadelphia's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in Pennsylvania with low acceptance rates.

What is Hussian College-Philadelphia's ranking?

Hussian College-Philadelphia ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Lowest acceptance rates, Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,990
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For Philadelphia County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,252 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Philadelphia County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Philadelphia County, PA is ASPIRA City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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