Hussian College-Philadelphia

1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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  • 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 128 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Hussian College-Philadelphia ranks among the top 20% of community colleges 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design SchoolsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty18 staff56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hussian College-Philadelphia has grown by 62% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Hussian College-Philadelphia diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment128 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:112:1
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# Full-Time Students116 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students12 students146 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
11%
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% Black
49%
15%
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% White
21%
56%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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College Completion Rate
58%
57%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $21,990 is more than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,990$17,415
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,069$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%86%
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SAT Reading495480
SAT Math (Year 2017)470460
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hussian College-Philadelphia is Community College of Philadelphia (0.2 miles away).
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    (215) 751-8000
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    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    (215) 468-8800
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  • Walnut Hill College
    Walnut Hill College Photo - Main Campus-4207 WalnutSt
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