Harcum College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3470


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,530
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 330 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Harcum College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Harcum College's tuition was $22,600 for all students regardless of residency (69.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Harcum College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,729 (which is 6.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Harcum College in 2016-2017, was 210, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,464 (which is 1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Harcum College has enrolled a total of 1,530 students (1,078 students full-time and 452 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,530 students, 251 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 19% men and 81% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 33 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 48%

White: 31%

Hispanic: 10%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Harcum College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 55% 674 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 8% 104
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 6% 74
Education 3% 40
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 32
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 28
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 2% 20
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 16
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 14

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Harcum College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Harcum College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,300. Last year, out of the total 496 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 441 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 338 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 297 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,300 $40,200
Employment Rate 89% 88%
Total Graduates 496 338

Campus Location

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