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Peirce College is a private institution that was founded in 1865. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,261, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $17,040 (2013-14).
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Founded in 1865, Peirce is a private, four-year, institution in the business of transforming lives. We do so by making the benefits of higher education accessible and attainable to non-traditional college students of all ages and backgrounds. We educate, empower, and inspire our students and one another in a highly professional, career-focused academic environment defined by trust, integrity, and mutual respect. We are passionate about equipping our students to make a difference in their communities, workplaces, and the world.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Peirce College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Peirce College is $50.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The student-faculty ratio at Peirce College is 17:1, and the school has 83.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Peirce College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Legal Assistant/Paralegal; Information Science/Studies; and General Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 100 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||56%|
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Peirce College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,261, with a gender distribution of 27.4 percent male students and 72.6 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Peirce College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Peirce College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Peirce College.
|Students who have cars on campus||0%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Peirce College, 91.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,026.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$17,040 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data