Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby (Closed 2016)

6800 Market Street
Upper Darby, PA 19082

School Highlights

Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby serves 543 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 110% over five years.
Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty21 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby has grown by 443% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment543 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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# Full-Time Students-361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
9%
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% Black
81%
16%
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% White
5%
56%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score0.340.64
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College Completion Rate
78%
62%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$34,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $22,731 is more than the state average of $9,886. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $22,731 is more than the state average of $14,398. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$22,731$9,886
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Out-State Tuition Fees$22,731$14,398
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,105$12,126
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,624$5,000
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Acceptance Rate100%77%
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Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby is Walnut Hill College (2.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Walnut Hill College
    Walnut Hill College Photo - Main Campus-4207 WalnutSt
    Private, for profit
    396 students | 2.70 Mi4207 Walnut St
    Philadelphia PA  19104
    (215) 222-4200
    2.70396
  • 533 students | 3.30 Mi3600 Market St
    Philadelphia PA  19104
    (215) 382-1553
    3.30533
  • 16,672 students | 4.70 Mi1700 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia PA  19130
    (215) 751-8000
    4.7016,672
  • 81 students | 4.90 Mi1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
    Philadelphia PA  19130
    (215) 574-9600
    4.9081
  • Peirce College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,357 students | 4.90 Mi1420 Pine Street
    Philadelphia PA  19102
    (888) 467-3472
    4.901,357
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