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150 Years of Peirce
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150 Years of Peirce
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Peirce College has been educating working adults in the Greater Philadelphia region since being founded by Thomas May Peirce in 1865.

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Whether you’re looking for your Associate, Bachelor’s, Certificate, or Master’s degree, Peirce has something for you.

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Credits For Prior Learning

Take advantage of your past college, development, and job experience to accelerate earning your degree.

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Success Stories

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Jennifer Shaw Success Story at Peirce College

"Why didn't I do this earlier?"

Working mom returns to college to earn her bachelor’s

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Healthcare Administration

Tim Merrell’s success with college for working adults, Peirce.

"Someday finally arrived."

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Tim '12

Business Administration

Frank Success Story at Peirce College

"I had to think of a better future."

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Paralegal Studies

Shirley’s success with Online Programs at Peirce

"I am in control of my own schedule..."

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Shirley '07

Information technology