Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

• Where art meets industrial best summarizes this school
• 15 minutes from the center of Philadelphia
• Park like campus
• Undergrad enrollment – 2,800
• 100 acre residential campus located in residential Philadelphia

Colleges:
• Architectural and Built Environment
• Design Engineering and Commerce
• Fashion and textile
• College of Science, Health and Liberal Arts
• Physician assistant program, Occupational Therapy
• Nexus learning – Challenge students to develop their skills, using outside companies, working on real life, hands on projects
• Largest fashion show in Philadelphia all run and organized by students
• Industrial design major
• Collaboration between majors – e.g OT working with Industrial Design
• 95% job placement/graduate school
• Construction Management major
• 60+ clubs and organizations
• Some Greek Life
• Div II athletics
• Admissions looks at core courses and recalculates GPA
• Requires 1 letter of recommendation but they welcome more
• Merit scholarships up to $16,500, transfers $12,000 – Need to maintain a 2.0 GPA
• Open house October 15 and November 12, 2016
• Offer a shadow program for accepted students – Spend a day with a student in your desired major
• Integrating with Thomas Jefferson University, where there are more programs at a graduate level (located in center city Philly)
• No interview
• New buildings coming soon: Health Sciences Center, Fashion and Textiles futures center
• Percentage draw outside of area – 60%+ out of state
• FAFSA only
• Apply to a specific major and suggest selecting a 2nd major
• Does consider demonstrated Interest
• Doesn’t require a portfolio for any major but can submit if you would like
• 5-year architectural program
• Study abroad
• Peer and professional tutors at no extra charge

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