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Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby - CLOSED

Prism Career Institute-Upper Darby - CLOSED is an Associate's college with 315 students

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 315
Gender 17% Male / 83% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 84% Full Time / 16% Part Time
Geography 94% In State / 6% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 91% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 8%
Multi-racial 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Ethnicity Unknown 8%
Black or African American 75%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%



Popular Majors

Legal Support Services, Other (84%), Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (15%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Job Opportunities:

Tax Preparers
Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Brokerage Clerks
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
Statistical Assistants
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.


Administration & Faculty

Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 74
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 27 : 72
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 70
No Status Faculty 29




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $38,459 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $38,670

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $22,706, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $22,706 Same as On-Campus
Fees $25 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $12,204
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $22,731 $34,935

Students Receiving Aid

91% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 74% $5,381
Federal Scholarships/Grants 91% $2,145
Other Federal Grants 21% $240
Pell Grants 91% $2,090
Student Loans 74% $5,381

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

24% of students graduated on time.

91% of students graduated in six years.

45% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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