Tuition Assistance Programs
The College has several initiatives that will help qualified individuals achieve their dream of a college education. Whether you want to learn a new skill, start a new career or excel in your current career, you will find that at the College, anything is possible. To help you get started on your path to possibilities, the College offers several tuition assistance opportunities:
The First Class Program allows you to take your first college credit course ever—for free!
My Degree Now
Have you always dreamed of finishing your college degree, but lacked the financial resources? This program will help you afford tuition and fees when those needs are unmet by financial aid.
The College's Opportunity Now program provides Philadelphia residents who have been laid off from a full-time, nonseasonal position—either permanently or indefinitely—with a tuition-free opportunity to make a new career start.
Returning to Learning
If you are a City of Philadelphia employee, here is your opportunity to accomplish your academic goals for less. You can graduate from Community College of Philadelphia at a 25% reduced tuition rate and move on to one of our cooperating four-year institutions to receive your bachelor's at the same reduced rate.