The Workforce Institute's City College

  • MCC was founded in 1974 by members of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown?the Reverends Theodore Loder, John Rice, and Robert DeHaan. Through their leadership, disadvantaged young people in the Germantown community gained a resource that provided the basic education, work experience, and the direction they needed to start their careers. Today, MCC offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of the community. MCC matches job seekers and employers in the Philadelphia region. Through training and individualized support, MCC students learn the career-specific skills essential to succeeding in their chosen fields. Programs range from a one-month job readiness and placement program to longer vocational training in information technology and office administration. MCC is also a leader in developing customized employer-based training, to help regional companies meet specific hiring challenges. MCC also provides diploma and degree programs through its Computer Technology Institute, a post-secondary, accredited vocational school. An array of student support services adds to the strength and success of each program. For these services, MCC?s staff of advisors provide counseling, referrals, academic advising, and employment-related services.

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%.

Top Rankings

The Workforce Institute's City College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Technical ProfessionsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty5 staff56 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 Enrollment7 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio1:112:1
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# Full-Time Students6 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students1 students146 students
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% 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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Diversity Score0.810.64
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College Completion Rate
50%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,800$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $24,194 is more than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has grown by 100% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$24,194$17,415
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,106$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,899$5,500
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Acceptance Rate50%86%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to The Workforce Institute's City College is Peirce College (0.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Peirce College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,178 students | 0.40 Mi1420 Pine Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (888) 467-3472
    0.401,178
  • 15,996 students | 0.80 Mi1700 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 751-8000
    0.8015,996
  • 128 students | 0.80 Mi1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (717) 380-1385
    0.80128
  • 29 students | 1.10 Mi1212 S Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    (215) 468-8800
    1.1029
  • Walnut Hill College
    Walnut Hill College Photo - Main Campus-4207 WalnutSt
    Private, for profit
    396 students | 2.20 Mi4207 Walnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 222-4200
    2.20396
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For Philadelphia 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 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 is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.