Star Career Academy-Philadelphia in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

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Star Career Academy-Philadelphia offers 31-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 25:1. 25.3% are women, and 74.7% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Star Career Academy-Philadelphia is 20936$, that is above national average. 55% of full-time Star Career Academy-Philadelphia students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $31,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Star Career Academy-Philadelphia is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Star Career Academy-Philadelphia students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$20,976
$30,001 - $48,000$19,894
$48,001 - $75,000$20,137
$75,001 - $110,000$23,656

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Surgical Technology/Technologist (the 2d largest program, lasting 10 months) is $17,773 per year and $213,270 in total. Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician is the third largest program at Star Career Academy-Philadelphia, and it takes a full-time student 9 months to complete. This one will cost $14,985 per year and $179,820 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 9 months length Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant will cost you $8,841 per year, $106,092 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1262 of Star Career Academy-Philadelphia undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 78 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Star Career Academy-Philadelphia number 138 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Star Career Academy-Philadelphia awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Star Career Academy-Philadelphia.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Star Career Academy-Philadelphia graduation rate is above the national average.

55% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Star Career Academy-Philadelphia completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Star Career Academy-Philadelphia is 25:1, that means that for every 25 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Star Career Academy-Philadelphia the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Star Career Academy-Philadelphia and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Star Career Academy-Philadelphia offers 31 programs in total: 22 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 9 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 44 universities in Philadelphia county. Star Career Academy-Philadelphia is one of the few institutions in Philadelphia that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.


Star Career Academy-Philadelphia provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 741 students with 117171 both contact and credit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 2371 Welsh Road


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +2159695877

Institution is active in current year: 1

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