Hussian College

  • The mission of the school is to inspire creativity and innovation through education, immersive professional experiences, and social engagement. 
School Highlights
  • Hussian College serves 79 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Hussian College is one of 12 community colleges within Philadelphia County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Hussian College is Community College of Philadelphia (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hussian College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty8 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Hussian College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Hussian College diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment79 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:125:1
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# Full-Time Students79 students372 students
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% Asian
16%
2%
% Black
12%
14%
% White
72%
63%
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Diversity Score0.440.57
College Completion Rate (Year 2014)
58%
59%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$34,800

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $21,990 is more than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,990$16,683
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)100%95%
Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$12,223
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate65%84%
This chart display the percent admitted of Hussian College and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2016 (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).

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