Top Philadelphia County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 10 top community colleges in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, serving 23,052 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Top Philadelphia County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 1700 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia PA  19130

    19,119 students
  • Hussian College
    Private, for profit
    1500 Spring Garden Street, Suite 101
    Philadelphia PA  19130

    79 students
  • Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
    Jna Institute of Culinary Arts Photo
    Private, for profit
    1212 S Broad St
    Philadelphia PA  19146

    59 students
  • 3600 Market St
    Philadelphia PA  19104

    533 students
  • 2180 Hornig Rd
    Philadelphia PA  19116

    310 students
  • 9191 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia PA  19136

    360 students
  • 100 South Broad Street, Suite 830
    Philadelphia PA  19110

    31 students
  • Orleans Technical Institute
    Private, non-profit
    2770 Red Lion Road
    Philadelphia PA  19114

    332 students
  • Peirce College
    Private, non-profit
    1420 Pine Street
    Philadelphia PA  19102

    1,833 students
  • 4207 Walnut St
    Philadelphia PA  19104

    396 students
Recent Articles
Learn about the growing trend amongst four-year universities to recruit from community college campuses. Enjoy an academic head start and a competitive edge against other applicants by starting first at community college.
The role of community colleges in the world of higher education has expanded over the years and, as the country works to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, they may be more important now than ever. Read on to learn more about the changing role of community colleges.
Colleges across the country are struggling to recover from the massive upheaval to the 2019-20 semester wrought by COVID-19. Housing refunds and slashed budgets are bound to have long-term impacts for the institutions that survive. Some experts suggest community colleges may be the best equipped to ride out the storm and may have the greatest impact in helping America recover.