PJA School

Overview of PJA School

PJA School is in a large suburb, in Upper Darby, PA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at PJA School earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include business and management, law.

PJA School Selectivity

PJA School does not admit all applicants.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 244 students (494 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at PJA School are minorities.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The PJA School believes that our highest goal must be to graduate competent, skilled professionals who are truly prepared, both personally and professionally, to fill the employment needs of today and the future. Both task-specific and personal skill development form the basis of PJA's training. Indeed, the guiding force behind every policy, effort and activity of the school is to encourage such growth in our students. By striving for this goal, we believe we are making a difference in the lives of our students and graduates, as well as the broader community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting PJA School

PJA School
7900 W Chester Pke
Upper Darby , PA 19082-1917
General Phone: (610) 789-6700

PJA School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law75legal secretary, legal assistant
Business and Management26accounting technology
Liberal Arts6interdisciplinary studies
Computer Science and Engineering1computer services management

Number of programs and degrees for PJA School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years364
Associate's degree723

PJA School Student Body

In 2007-2008, PJA School had a total enrollment of 244 students (494 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 14%
Women 86%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 26%
Black 62%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 9%
20-21 11%
22-24 18%
25-29 32%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey1%

PJA School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 45 %

PJA School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

PJA School Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

PJA School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,630
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,630

Financial Aid:
PJA School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2301300)

PJA School Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$51,0382*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$51,0382*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

PJA School Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

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PJA School Highlights

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What Sets PJA School Apart:

% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%PJA School % of degrees in law
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%PJA School Female % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%PJA School % of degrees in business and management
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%PJA School Minority % of student body

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