Discover your purpose. Make an impact. Live, learn, and work in the city of Philadelphia. The first step in your Philadelphia experience is applying through our admission process. Here is everything you need to get started.

Your Journey Starts Here

How to Apply

We’re here to help. Find out what materials you’ll need to apply, learn about upcoming deadlines, and get helpful hints for your application. There’s never been a better time to broaden your education in Philadelphia.

How to Apply
Deadline: April 15, 2025
Deadline: June 1, 2025
Deadline: October 15, 2025

Tuition, Fees & Credits

At the Philadelphia Center, you’ll experience multidisciplinary seminars, an internship experience, city living and comprehensive advising. Learn about tuition costs, budgeting and the credit you’ll earn.



The Philadelphia Center’s tuition is based on that of Albion College, our managing institution.

Find a breakdown of tuition costs for fall, spring or summer.


Philadelphia can be one of the most affordable cities on the East Coast. Our program allows students the freedom and flexibility to create a budget that best fits their needs.

Learn what a typical monthly budget is for a student at TPC.


Students who enroll at The Philadelphia Center have the option of two programs — a 16-week fall or spring semester program or an 8-week summer learning work program.

Find out how much academic credit you can earn during your time in Philly.

Stay tuned for our upcoming recruitment tour schedule.