Peirce College

1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA


Established in 1865, Peirce College is Pennsylvania’s only college dedicated exclusively to serving adults and is a pioneer in online education and leveraging technology in higher education. Today, Peirce continues its tradition of serving the unique needs of working adults through career-focused, online and on-campus programs that provide students with academic excellence, flexibility and personalized support. Peirce offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and stackable certificates taught by faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, and personalized student support. An accredited, private, nonprofit institution, Peirce develops customized, flexible workforce solutions for its corporate partners and is a regional leader in the assessment of prior learning and awarding credit for college-level knowledge acquired outside the traditional classroom, including military and professional training, test programs and portfolio assessment. Learn more at

Questions and Answers about Peirce College

Roger L.
1 year ago
Can a student start an internship at the start of the second year of an Associate Degree?
Raymond W.
1 year ago
What opportunities or programs does Peirce College offer to nontraditional students?
Peirce College
Thank you, Raymond. Please accept my apologies for not responding to you sooner (we just got access to the Bold portal). All degree programs and student services at Peirce College are available 100% online. Students also have the option of meeting weekly with professors each week in a live, virtual setting. Student services are personalized and include tutoring, career coaching and counseling, job search assistance, financial aid counseling, academic advising, library services and tech support. Thank you, Joe Guzzardo
Avery F.
1 year ago
How early can students at Peirce College begin to conduct research?
Peirce College
Thank you, Avery. Please accept my apologies for not responding to you sooner (we just got access to the Bold portal). Graduate students Peirce College complete a capstone research project. This begins in the second graduate course, Applied Research Methods. Students design their capstone research project with the help of graduate faculty and advisors, conduct the necessary background literature search and research, analyze the results, write the capstone, and present results . I hope this is helpful. Thanks, Joe Guzzardo

Majors offered at Peirce College

Biggest majors
Health and Medical Administrative Services
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Legal Support Services

Academics at Peirce College

Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Peirce College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Information Technology (IT) Manager78k
Executive Assistant59k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist56k
Project Manager, Marketing53k
Administrative Assistant46k
Based on 1,057 student responses
46.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
71.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
10%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Peirce College

Peirce College financial aid

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