Per Scholas is a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for more than 27 years. They work to prepare individuals traditionally underrepresented in technology for high-growth careers in the industry. Per Scholas partners with leading employers to build more diverse talent pools, directly connecting graduates to new career opportunities at businesses.
Here are a few metrics that show the impact of Per Scholas’ tuition-free tech training in Philadelphia:
- 85 Individuals Trained in 2021
- 120 Individuals Trained in 2022
- 87% of Learners Graduated in 2021
- 2.5x Income Increase for Philadelphia Graduates in 2021
Tuition-Free Careers in Tech: Per Scholas offers training at no cost to its learners and connects graduates to careers. Courses offered in Philadelphia range from 12-15 weeks and include both on-campus and remote formats.
Employer Partners: Per Scholas Graduates have started their careers with 650+employer partners nationwide, including in tech roles with TEKsystems and Mastery Charter Schools in Philadelphia.
In all courses, Per Scholas dedicates at least 20% of training time to professional development, helping learners develop essential business skills.