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Paying for College

Community College of Philadelphia makes paying for college easy by guiding you through the array of financial aid options and other sources of funding, and providing financial aid support services. In this section, you’ll learn about the costs associated with attending the College; how to apply for financial aid; where you can access other sources of funding, including scholarships and tuition assistance programs; and even how you may benefit from the tax incentives of being a student. To get started, take a look at the selections below:

Tuition and Fees

Get a head start on paying for college by learning about tuition and fees.

Community College of Philadelphia costs

Payment Options

The College offers plenty of payment options to its students, including  the online, secure e-Check option, payment plans and more.

Options that make paying for College easier for you

Financial Aid

Take advantage of federal and state grants and loans that can help cover the cost of tuition, school supplies and related expenses. Plus, use our net price calculator to help you estimate the costs of attending the College.

Learn how to apply for financial aid and explore your financial aid options


The College has awarded millions of dollars in scholarships based on students' program of study, academic achievement, and community service.

Learn more about scholarships

Tuition Assistance Programs

You may qualify for initiatives that will help you get started on your path to a college education.

Explore our tuition assistance opportunities

Tax Incentives

Federal tax laws provide special benefits to help students and parents pay for college.

Learn more about tax credits and deductions


Our Frequently Asked Questions section answers the most common questions students have about paying for college.

Find the answers to your tuition and financial aid questions