By Justin Udo

By Justin Udo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Peirce College is implementing a new program in an effort to make going to class a little bit easier.

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Some colleges offer courses online, some offer them in person, but Peirce College, in center city Philadelphia, is looking to change that format altogether.

“You can choose from meeting-to-meeting of that course whether you want to attend on campus or online.”

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Peirce College president Jim Mergiotti says the average age of their student is 35 years old, so adding this option will make going to class a little easier for the working adult.

“The attendance rates were much improved. We had an absentee rate a little over 10 percent and actually in the pilot that absentee rate was reduced to less than two percent.”

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Peirce is one of the first colleges in the country that’s offering this kind of class scheduling.