4322 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
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School Highlights

The Workforce Institute's City College serves 7 students (86% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7 students
  • In-state tuition: $24,194
  • Out-state tuition: $24,194
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 1:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

The Workforce Institute's City College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
The Workforce Institute's City College
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
5 staff
56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of The Workforce Institute's City College has declined by 77% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The The Workforce Institute's City College diversity score of 0.81 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
1:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
6 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
1 students
146 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
314 students
% Asian
30%
3%
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% Hispanic
11%
11%
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% Black
16%
15%
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% White
11%
56%
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% Two or more races
16%
3%
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% Non Resident races
16%
1%
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% Unknown races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.81
0.64
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College Completion Rate
50%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$23,800
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of The Workforce Institute's City College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $24,194 is more than the state average of $10,168. The in-state tuition has grown by 100% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $24,194 is more than the state average of $14,356. The out-state tuition has grown by 100% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$24,194
$10,168
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$24,194
$14,356
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of The Workforce Institute's City College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in The Workforce Institute's City College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$15,106
$12,495
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in The Workforce Institute's City College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,899
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in The Workforce Institute's City College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
50%
86%
This chart display the percent admitted of The Workforce Institute's City College and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7 students
  • In-state tuition: $24,194
  • Out-state tuition: $24,194
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 1:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Philadelphia County, PA is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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