PhilaU

Philadelphia University

4201 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    10
  • Previously Enrolled
    26

Overview of Philadelphia University (PhilaU)

About this school

Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a private university of textiles and related sciences. Its academic programs encompass architecture, design, business, engineering, liberal arts, textiles, fashion, science, and health.  Its 100-acre campus is eight miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia.
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  • Coeducational


  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:Not reported

Location

Admission Information (PhilaU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    Not reported

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
3
4
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
1
2
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
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SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
-
Phone
(215) 951-2800
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
-
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 1 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
-

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (PhilaU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Philadelphia University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
-
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
Not reported
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
-
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (PhilaU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Not reported

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Not reported
Holdings
-

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


None

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Philadelphia University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors (PhilaU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Conservation Biology
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Environmental Biology
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Finance, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Textile Sciences and Engineering

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (24)


  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Construction Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Geography
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Real Estate
  • Social Psychology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Textile Design
  • Textile Sciences and Engineering
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (PhilaU)

Location & Geography

Population


1,547,607

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Not reported

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia

Housing

College Housing


Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Not reported

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (PhilaU)

Study resources