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About Peirce College

Peirce College is the only college or university in Pennsylvania dedicated exclusively to serving adult learners. Since 1865, Peirce has served the unique needs of working adults and employers through the ongoing evolution of programs that provide students with academic excellence, flexibility and personalized support. In addition to online courses, students can earn credit for college-level knowledge gained through years of work, professional and military training and other experiences. Students can also embed industry-recognized professional certifications into their programs - and earn credit for those certifications.

Peirce is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, and is an independent, nonprofit college.

Peirce College is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Peirce College was founded in 1865. The college enrolls around 875 students per year, including 788 undergraduates.

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Peirce College is located in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,.

If you would like to see Peirce College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Philadelphia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

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1608 Walnut Street Suite 1900 Philadelphia, PA 19103

Campus Setting: Urban

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Wondering what life at Peirce College is like? There are approximately 875 students enrolled at Peirce College, including 788 undergraduate students and 87 graduate students. 23% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from PA and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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