Tuition & Fees

$37,800

$37,800

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,048
Declined + 1,719
Total Received 4,767
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Private (nonprofit)

2,906

undergraduate students

851

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Accounting
  3. Fashion Merchandising
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Codes

SAT 2666
ACT 3668

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
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School Facts

Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a private, coeducational university. Its 100-acre campus is located in Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,757
Established in 1884
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

Philadelphia, PA

100-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,553,165), seven miles from downtown; branch campus in Bucks County. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Philadelphia University
School House Lane & Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,048
Declined + 1,719
Total Received 4,767

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Greg Potts
Director of Admissions
P: 800 951-7287
F: 215 951-2907
admissions@philau.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,870
Room $5,780
Board $2,330
Additional fees $930
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $47,510
Average Financial Aid - $25,116
Total with Avg. Aid $22,394

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,116

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,514,772
State $1,976,710
Institutional $28,572,321
Other external $356,433
Total $35,420,236

Non-need-based

Federal $169,631
State $0
Institutional $5,683,387
Other external $90,839
Total $5,943,857

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Soccer Conference (Division I), New York Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Rams
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Architectural Engineering
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Biochemistry
Biology
Biopsychology
Business
Chemistry
Digital Animation
Digital Design
Engineering
Environmental/Conservation Biology
Fashion Apparel Studies
Fashion Design
Fashion Industry Management
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
Industrial Design
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Instructional Design/Technology
Interior Design
International Business
Landscape Architecture
Law/Society
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mechanical Engineering
Midwifery
Occupational Therapy
Physician Assistant
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Physician Assistant
Professional Communication
Psychology
Science/Business
Sustainable Design
Taxation
Textile Design
Textile Engineering
Textile Engineering Technology
Textile Marketing
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Undergraduate

77%

2,906
students

Female
66%
1,917

Male
34%
989

Graduate

23%

851
students

Female
66%
558

Male
34%
293

undergraduateFull-time

87%

2,557
students

Female
66%
1,675

Male
34%
882

undergraduatePart-time

13%

349
students

Female
70%
242

Male
30%
107

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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