Next Steps

So you have been accepted into Philadelphia University… Now what?

Use this checklist to guide you through the next steps.

Visit campus!

This is the best way to get to know us better and find out if we are a good fit for you. Schedule a tour online or come to one of our Saturday information sessions. As an accepted student, you have the unique opportunity to live the life of a PhilaU student for a day. Attend classes, go to lunch, and explore our campus by shadowing a current student. Click the link to learn more about opportunities to visit campus.

Make a Deposit.

Do you know that PhilaU is the right school for you? Make a deposit now to hold your seat in the class and to secure your housing. Resident full-time undergraduates are asked to make a deposit of $550 (includes housing deposit) while undergraduate commuters are asked to make a deposit of $300. Deposits are can be made online through WebAdvisor, by calling Admissions at 215-951-2800, by check, or by wire transfer.

PLEASE NOTE: Deposits are refundable up until May 1, 2014.

Fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Philadelphia University is committed to making a high-quality, professional education affordable for every qualified student. Over 90% of our students receive aid in the form of grants, loans, campus employment and/or scholarships. Filling out the FAFSA is a crucial part of the financial aid process. Click the link above to visit www.fafsa.ed.gov, where you can fill out the FAFSA online. The FAFSA will ask you to include Philadelphia University’s federal school code, which is 003354.

Contact Financial Aid at 215-951-2940 for more information or visit their webpage here.

Take a look at our Academic Calendar and sign up for Orientation.

Once you are enrolled, take some time to look at our Academic Calendar and read up on our Orientation Programs. In First Year Experiences (FYE) we introduce you to college life and learning, getting you acquainted with the PhilaU community and getting you ready to be a successful student. Also, check out our Summer Orientation program. Click the links above to learn more!