Rewarding. Impressive.
Rewarding. Impressive.
AND TOTALLY WORTH IT.
To say that a Philadelphia University education is worth it is an understatement. After all, how do you measure the value of an education that gives you access to the kinds of opportunities you won't find anywhere else?
PhilaU is a
one-of-a-kind
learning environment.
Watch what
we're all
about.
Our number one priority is providing you with a rich academic experience that connects you to the real world, starting with your first day on campus.
20
Students
Our average class size
12:1
Student-to-
Faculty
Ratio
Our Award-Winning
Our Award-Winning
Nexus Learning Approach
PhilaU graduates get jobs.
It's that simple.
You'll spend your time at PhilaU getting the experience you need to gain a unique competitive advantage—it's the professional edge companies are looking for. This is the idea behind Nexus Learning. It’s collaborative, hands on and infused with the liberal arts. You’ll work on real-world challenges in teams of students, faculty and industry partners in a classroom setting. From Day One, you’re treated like the professional you’re training to be.
Partners Include:
  • Comcast
  • DuPont
  • Excel Brands and Isaac Mizrahi
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Macy's
  • NASA
  • QVC
  • Toys"R"Us
  • Verizon
The result:
PhilaU graduates are innovative leaders with the experience and skills that 21st-century employers want most. In fact, many of our students have turned their Nexus industry projects and internships into job offers—even before graduation.
35
industry partners
working on Nexus
projects with PhilaU
students in 2014-15
95%

As a result of our Nexus Learning approach, the support of our faculty and departments like the award-winning Marianne Able Career Services Center, our graduates have achieved job success and graduate school acceptance rates of 95 percent.

Check out a few of our
many student projects here:
95%

As a result of our Nexus Learning approach, the support of our faculty and departments like the award-winning Marianne Able Career Services Center, our graduates have achieved job success and graduate school acceptance rates of 95 percent.

Check out a few of our
many student projects here:
Our students are recognized nationally and internationally for their work.
their recent
accolades include:
What about
internships?
Learning by Doing is part of the PhilaU DNA, and it isn't happening on this scale anywhere else.
Year after year, PhilaU students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anchor Point Architecture, Inc.
  • Anthropologie
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Clarisse, Inc.
  • Comcast
  • Destination Maternity
  • Elie Tahari
  • Elle Magazine
  • Ellery Homestyles
  • ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lorel Marketing Group
  • Nautica, VF Sportswear
  • NHS Human Services Foundation
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • Proscape Technologies
  • PVH
  • Robert Allen Design
  • SAP America, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
Year after year, PhilaU students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anchor Point Architecture, Inc.
  • Anthropologie
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Clarisse, Inc.
  • Comcast
  • Destination Maternity
  • Elie Tahari
  • Elle Magazine
  • Ellery Homestyles
  • ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lorel Marketing Group
  • Nautica, VF Sportswear
  • NHS Human Services Foundation
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • Proscape Technologies
  • PVH
  • Robert Allen Design
  • SAP America, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
Year after year, PhilaU students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anchor Point Architecture, Inc.
  • Anthropologie
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Clarisse, Inc.
  • Comcast
  • Destination Maternity
  • Elie Tahari
  • Elle Magazine
  • Ellery Homestyles
  • ITOCHU Prominent USA LLC
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lorel Marketing Group
  • Nautica, VF Sportswear
  • NHS Human Services Foundation
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • Proscape Technologies
  • PVH
  • Robert Allen Design
  • SAP America, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
PhilaU students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
PhilaU students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
PhilaU students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
PhilaU and Philly:
A Perfect Match

Philadelphia has always been an incubator of innovation, so it’s no wonder that Philadelphia University feels right at home just minutes from Center City. Philadelphia University gives you real-world learning opportunities that connect you directly with industry partners in your field. And what’s better? While you have easy access to other metropolises like New York, Baltimore and D.C., you’ll come back to a close-knit community on our classically collegiate campus.

Voted
Coolest City
by Huffington Post for its commutability, historic sights and tasty eateries.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world for 2015 by The New York Times.
Voted
Coolest City
by Huffington Post for its commutability, historic sights and tasty eateries.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world for 2015 by The New York Times.
Voted
Coolest City
by Huffington Post for its commutability, historic sights and tasty eateries.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world for 2015 by The New York Times.
TOP 20
Philadelphia was featured on Fast Company's list of the top 20 most livable cities in the world for work and play balance.
GRADUATES THAT EMPLOYERS WANT TO HIRE
We know a college education is a significant investment, so choosing a college that offers a powerful return is more important than ever.
See how
our students are making the most of their PhilaU experience.

Graduate
Schools
Include:

  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Villanova University
Did
U
Know?
PhilaU's career services center received the Innovation Excellence Award for Student Engagement at a Small College.
What does that mean
for you?
It means we’re working overtime to make sure you’re set up for success.

Where are our grads working now?

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • American Cancer Society
  • Anthropologie
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • BLT Architects
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Burholme EMS
  • Comcast
  • Cope Linder Architects
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Destination Maternity
  • Digitas Health
  • EwingCole
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Gap Inc.
  • Gap International
  • Global Brand Group
  • GNP Design Group
  • Jacobs KlingStubbins
  • J. Crew
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Kohl's
  • KPMG
  • L2Partridge
  • Macy’s
  • Marketelligent
  • Marriott International
  • Monetate
  • NBC10
  • NELSON
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nordstrom
  • Philadelphia Water Department
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Publicis Touchpoint Solutions
  • QVC
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rothman Institute
  • SEI Investments
  • Sparta Systems Inc.
  • Stantec
  • Target
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Universal Studios
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Verizon
  • Virtual Health
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Zoom Interiors
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • American Cancer Society
  • Anthropologie
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • BLT Architects
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Burholme EMS
  • Comcast
  • Cope Linder Architects
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Destination Maternity
  • Digitas Health
  • EwingCole
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Gap Inc.
  • Gap International
  • Global Brand Group
  • GNP Design Group
  • Jacobs KlingStubbins
  • J. Crew
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Kohl's
  • KPMG
  • L2Partridge
  • Macy’s
  • Marketelligent
  • Marriott International
  • Monetate
  • NBC10
  • NELSON
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nordstrom
  • Philadelphia Water Department
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Publicis Touchpoint Solutions
  • QVC
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rothman Institute
  • SEI Investments
  • Sparta Systems Inc.
  • Stantec
  • Target
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Universal Studios
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Verizon
  • Virtual Health
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Zoom Interiors
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2014, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$
28,420
AVERAGE
financial aid package
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2014, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$ 28,420
AVERAGE
financial aid package
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2014, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$
28,420
AVERAGE
financial aid package
We'll Help You
We'll Help You
Finance your PhilaU education, and pay less than you might expect. From athletic scholarships, merit scholarships and entrepreneur scholarships to Philadelphia University grants and state grants, there are a number of forms of aid available to Philadelphia University students. Ask us what you may be eligible for.
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