Statement of Accreditation Status

Community College of Philadelphia

  • CEO: Dr. Donald Generals, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Danielle Liautaud-Watkins
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional » Two-year, large
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1968
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991

(215) 751-8000

www.ccp.edu

  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 15, 2018
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 3, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To remove the warning because the institution is now in compliance with Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report due November 1, 2017, documenting further steps taken to ensure (1) appropriate professional development opportunities to assist faculty in the use of assessment results to improve teaching and learning; (2) evidence that student learning assessment results are linked to institutional effectiveness, budgeting, and strategic planning; and (3) the periodic evaluation of the effectiveness of the institution's student learning assessment process (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is now due June 1, 2020.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To continue to warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that it is in compliance with Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due December 1, 2015, documenting evidence that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To request that the monitoring report include, but not be limited to, documentation of an implemented, organized, systematic, and sustainable process to assess the achievement of student learning goals in all programs that (1) uses multiple measures of sufficient quality to provide direct evidence of student achievement of key learning outcomes; and (2) provides clear evidence that student learning assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • November 20, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standard 14, including but not limited to (1) implementation of a documented and sustained assessment process, in all programs, that uses multiple measures of sufficient quality to provide direct evidence of student achievement of key learning outcomes; (2) steps taken to promote a culture of assessment, including evidence of support and collaboration among faculty and administration in assessing student learning and responding to assessment results; and (3) evidence that student learning assessment information is shared and discussed with appropriate constituents and is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the supplemental information report.
  • June 26, 2014
    To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standard 14, including but not limited to (1) implementation of a documented and sustained assessment process, in all programs, that uses multiple measures of sufficient quality to provide direct evidence of student achievement of key learning outcomes; (2) steps taken to promote a culture of assessment, including evidence of support and collaboration among faculty and administration in assessing student learning and responding to assessment results; and (3) evidence that student learning assessment information is shared and discussed with appropriate constituents and is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). To direct a prompt liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • June 9, 2014
    To request a supplemental information report, due July 3, 2014, addressing the recent action of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  • June 23, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
    5501 Old York Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
  • Additional Location
    Greenwich Services
    5250 Belfield Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • Additional Location
    Horizon House
    120 So 30th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Additional Location
    Nazareth Hospital
    2601 Holme Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Additional Location
    Northeast Regional Center
    12901 Townsend Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
  • Additional Location
    Northwest Regional Center
    1300 W. Godfrey Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19120
  • Additional Location
    Philadelphia Police Academy
    8501 State Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Additional Location
    Philadelphia Prison Training Academy
    8215 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • Additional Location
    St Hubert High School
    7320 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • Additional Location
    The Association for Independent Growth
    4700 Wissahickon Avenue Suite 100 2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • Additional Location
    United Parcel Service
    PO Box 8502
    Philadelphia, PA 19101
  • Additional Location
    West Philadelphia Regional Center
    4725 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Other Instructional Site
    Horizon House
    120 S. 30th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Other Instructional Site
    Independence Blue Cross
    1901 Market St 28th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Other Instructional Site
    Penn Medicine Academy
    3401 Market St. Suite 110
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Other Instructional Site
    Philadelphia Gas Works
    Po Box14050
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
  • Other Instructional Site
    Special People in the Northeast
    10521 Drummond Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154

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