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About Peirce College

Peirce College is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Peirce College was founded in 1865 and now enrolls around 1,046 students a year, including 947 undergrads.

For each full-time professor, there are about 13 undergraduates enrolled at Peirce College.

2021 Peirce College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Tuition $14,400

Peirce College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Peirce College Early Admission

Peirce College does not offer early decision or early action.

Peirce College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Peirce College. Around 0% of applicants get into Peirce College each year. ### Peirce College Waitlist 2021

Peirce College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Peirce College?

Peirce College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Peirce College, applicants must submit the following items.

Peirce College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Peirce College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Peirce College.

Peirce College Waitlist

Peirce College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does Peirce College Require the ACT or SAT?

Peirce College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Peirce CollegePeirce College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Commencement, Academic Awards Ceremony, and and Student Appreciation Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Peirce College.

Financial Aid at Peirce College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Peirce College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Peirce College

About 100% of students who start at Peirce College come back the next year. Out of the 2 students who started at Peirce College as first-time freshman, 1 graduate within four years.

Peirce College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 50%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Peirce College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Peirce College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Peirce College a good school for you?

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Where is Peirce College?

Peirce College is located in the urban setting of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

If you want to see Peirce College for yourself, 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.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Peirce College and Philadelphia are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1420 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19102-4699

Campus Setting: Urban

Peirce College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Peirce College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,060

In State

$15,060

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,400
$14,400
Fees
$660
$660
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Peirce College is like? There are approximately 1,046 students enrolled at Peirce College, including 947 undergraduate students and 99 graduate students. 24% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from PA and 12% percent of students are from other states.

24%

Full Time

76%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,046

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,060

Out-of-State

$15,060

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Application Deadline

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