About CCP

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As the only public, open-admission institution in Philadelphia, we fulfill the promise of higher education for all Philadelphians—whether they’re looking for a fresh start, a pivot, or accelerated momentum to keep moving forward.  Our students rise from within. And that’s a win for all of Philadelphia.

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Campus Locations

Main Campus

The College's bustling Main Campus is located between 16th and 18th streets and Spring Garden and Callowhill streets.

Career and Advanced Technology Center

This is a state-of-the-art facility for manufacturing and health care.

West Regional Center

Located next to our Career and Advanced Technology Center, this neighborhood center offers a variety of courses.

Northeast Regional Center

With convenient access from Woodhaven Road and Roosevelt Boulevard, this is CCP's largest regional center with a wide variety of course offerings.

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“Philadelphia has a 25% poverty rate, which is the highest poverty rate of the 10 largest cities in the nation – the only way to break the vicious cycle of poverty is through education.”
Dr. Donald Generals | President, Community College of Philadelphia
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Career Opportunities

We're Philadelphia's largest public higher education institution--and with 93 percent of CCP graduates employed in the greater Philadelphia region, we're shaping the city’s social, cultural, and economic future. Explore how you can help us continue to ensure that higher education—and the social mobility it makes possible—is within reach for everyone.

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Offices & Departments

Our students are strong, resilient people determined to use their talents to create a better future—for themselves, their families, their community, and the city they love. Learn more about all the people and resources we have to help them achieve their dreams and goals.

Help Us Shape Futures

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