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A Special Welcome from Dr. Spinelli

Dear Friends,

The Philadelphia University mission is to launch students into a career of their passion. From their first day on campus, PhilaU students are treated as professionals and leaders as we work to prepare them for an exciting job. Our active, transdisciplinary, real-world learning, infused with the liberal arts, means our students acquire knowledge in the classroom in a real-world manner. Our students tackle challenges from organizations as diverse as Johnson & Johnson and Verizon to Federal-Mogul, NASA, and Target. They are praised for their innovative, collaborative, professional-level solutions, and they gain experience during these internships on- and off-campus that helps them develop the professional and personal skills necessary to be leaders in their industries. We call this Nexus Learning.

We validate our educational philosophy every time one of our students or graduates wins a competition, gets a great internship or job, or produces something innovative in his or her field. The numbers tell our story: our students have a 95% or greater rate of job placement in their field or graduate school acceptance. In addition, nine of our programs have been nationally and internationally ranked, and our curriculum has been named most innovative by Core 77 and the University Economic Development Association.

Whether you are visiting this website as a prospective student, current student, family member, or alumnus, you will find many resources to assist you in learning as much as you can about the dynamic Philadelphia University community. I encourage you to ask questions, to take a look at the work being produced by our talented students, and to come explore the campus firsthand. It is an exciting time to experience Philadelphia University.

If you would like to read more about attending PhilaU, stop by our Admissions page. To take a look at PhilaU’s recent news and accomplishments, PhilaU Today is an excellent resource. Read our Student Life section for information about being a student at PhilaU.

We hope to see you on campus very soon. Welcome to the Ram family.

Best wishes,

Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D.

To contact the president, email President@PhilaU.edu.