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Banking

There are many national and international banks in Philadelphia.  Here are some that are close to campus and popular with ELC students; click on the links to learn more information about local bank branches.

PNC Bank

3535 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Located at the corner of 35th and Market Streets 

Phone: (215) 823-2300 

Please bring all of the following to open an account:

  • 2 forms of identification (passport, Drexel ELC ID, driver’s license) 
  • A local (Philadelphia or area) address

*This bank is strongly suggested by current and former ELC students because they offer a free student
  checking account with no monthly service charges or minimum balance requirements.

Citizen's Bank

134 South 34th St Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone:  (215) 387-1901 

Please bring all of the following to open an account:

  • 2 forms of identification (passport, Drexel ELC ID, driver’s license) 
  • A local (Philadelphia or area) address

TD Bank

3731 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone:  (215) 387-1000 

Please bring all of the following to open an account:

  • 2 forms of identification (passport, Drexel ELC ID, driver’s license) 
  • A local (Philadelphia or area) address

Wells Fargo

3431 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 222-2139

Please bring all of the following to open an account:

  • Name, address, and date of birth
  • Driver’s License (number, issuing state, and expiration date)           
  • Social Security Number

Citibank

1230 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 

Phone:(800) 627-3999

Please bring all of the following to open an account:

  • Identification: A social security number, and a driver's license or state issued ID 
  • A U.S. address