Harcum College: Review & Facts

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Harcum College is a small two-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,640 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1915 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
Harcum College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Harcum College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, Veterinary, Work and Family Studies, and Dental. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Harcum College is low at 57% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Harcum College is very low - 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at Harcum College is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,100
High
Average tuition pricing is high - $21,900 a year. The additional fees at Harcum College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; which comes to a total of $22,100 per year.

Read the details about Harcum College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
As reported in recent data, 1,126 applications were submitted and 810 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Harcum College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Harcum College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (610) 525-4100 or check Harcum College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Harcum College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Harcum College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Harcum College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime numbers, Harcum College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Harcum College Location and Maps



Post Address: Harcum College, 750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470, USA
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