Get the support you need to finish your education with affordable on-campus and online bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, master’s degrees and certificate programs customized for adult learners.

Degrees and certificates for adult learners

Degrees and certificates designed for adult learners

Affordable college tuition rate

One of PA’s most affordable private colleges

Supportive staff and faculty help students succeed

Supportive staff and faculty to help you succeed

Peirce College in Philadelphia, PA

Ever since its founding in 1865, Peirce has been the Philadelphia College for working adult learners. As an adult learner, you need a school with degrees and programs designed specifically for adult education. That’s what you’ll get here at Peirce. Our business, healthcare, legal studies, information technology and grad studies programs are all designed to teach you the practical skills and knowledge needed to advance your career. And when you enroll at Peirce, you’ll enjoy one of Pennsylvania’s lowest private tuition rates and an incredible support network helping you succeed.

The Affordability You Need to Enroll and Support You Need to Graduate

Going back to school and finishing your education is the best way to improve your career outlook. But what about the cost of higher education? Well, at Peirce College in Philadelphia, you’ll get one of the lowest private tuition rates anywhere in Pennsylvania, Delaware or New Jersey. Plus, about 85 percent of Peirce students receive some form of financial assistance. Once you enroll, you can apply for the many scholarships, grants, loans, federal aid programs and work study options available to our students, making our already low tuition rate even more affordable for you.

Peirce’s friendly financial aid staff will help you through each step of the process, ensuring you get the most out of the financial aid options available to you. In fact, all of Peirce’s staff and faculty members are here to offer you extensive support. Our goal is to help is to help you graduate, and Peirce staff and faculty members work hard every day to ensure adult learners like you do just that. Our advising, tutoring, career development and other support services help students overcome challenges, graduate and find their dream jobs. Let us help you do the same!

Student Success Stories

Janice Soulas

Janice Soulas

Paralegal Studies

Ivan Draper

Ivan Draper

Information Technology

Tymeka McCaskill

Tymeka McCaskill

Human Resources Management

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