Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19152

Overview

Type Less than 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 86
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 24:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

39%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 915 applications and only 354 students were granted admission. Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia is at the #7 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 96 Less than 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$100
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $25,757 (72.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical private vocational/career school)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

$24,935
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $15,386
$25,757
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $14,961
$25,757
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $14,961
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 84% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,829 (which is 9.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia in 2016-2017, was 131, which is 89% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,672 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)

$3,829
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,217
$6,672
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,802
89%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 84%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia has enrolled a total of 86 students (86 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 7% men and 93% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

86
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 78%

Hispanic: 13%

Two or more races: 6%

White: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Asian: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 100% 516

Graduation & Dropout Rates

59%
Graduation rate
national average: 70%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
36%
Dropout rate
3%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$24,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $20,834

The typical median income of Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,500. Last year, out of the total 89 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 89 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 0 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 0 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,500
Employment Rate 100% --
Total Graduates 89 0

Campus Location

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