Why Exchange at PhilaU?

Thinking of coming to PhilaU in the future?

If it is time to expand your curriculum, develop more independence, explore new interest, hear different ideas, make new friends, or create new opportunities, then widen your horizons through the National Student Exchange at Philadelphia University!

Founded in 1884, Philadelphia University is the model for professional education in the 21st century. Our 3,500 students are enrolled in more than 60 quality undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of architecture, construction management, interior architecture, business, fashion, sustainability, engineering, liberal arts, science and a variety of design programs. Our classes, which are taught by an outstanding faculty of scholars, practitioners, and industry partners, provide students with an innovative academic experience that is active, collaborative and connected to the real world.

Students who attend Philadelphia University enjoy the many advantages that come from working within a tight-knit campus community in a residential area while attending school in the fifth largest city in the United States.

Some additional benefits of exchanging at PhilaU include the following:

  • We are a small private school that provides students with individualized attention from award-winning faculty and staff
  • On-campus housing is guaranteed
  • Incoming NSE students receive VIP registration
  • Our interdisciplinary approach to education offers a distinctive blend of professional studies and liberal arts
  • Our picturesque, quiet campus is just minutes from the fun and excitement of Center City Philadelphia
  • Easy access to public transportation: local and regional bus/train systems (SEPTA), and Amtrak
  • Cheer on the PhilaU RAMS in NCAA Division II sports (excellent men’s and women’s basketball)
  • Less than 2-hour drive to New York City, just over 2-hour drive to Washington DC, and only 1-hour drive to Atlantic City and New Jersey beaches

Below are some useful links to help you find more detailed information about the University.