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Harcum College in an independent residential college that resides in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1915 and was the first college in the state of Pennsylvania to award associate degrees. It became a junior college in 1956. Today, Harcum College educates about 1,600 students. Harcum's mission it to provide students with excellent education to help them succeed in selected careers. It average class size is 16 students and the student to instructor ratio is 11 to one.
- Allied health science-nursing
- Business administration
- Dental hygiene
- Dental assisting with EFDA
- Early childhood education
- Law and justice
- Medical assistant
- Physical therapist assistant
- Veterinary technology
Harcum College features a rolling admissions policy that enables individuals to apply at all times throughout the year. Student who have been out of high school for over three years and do not have SAT scores may be required to take the Accuplacer test before a decision on admission is made. The test covers English, reading, and mathematics and assists the college in making decisions about the appropriate class level for student. Many programs require additional admissions requirements.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $24,000. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (610) 526-6098. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at this school. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $22,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $640-$770 per unit
- Required fees: $160
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$8,509|
|Receiving Student Loans||81%||$7,886|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 12%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Harcum College.
- Valley Forge Military College in Wayne, PA (5 miles away)
- University of Phoenix - Philadelphia Campus in Wayne, PA (6 miles away)
- University of Phoenix - Delaware in Wilmington, DE (24 miles away)
- Fortis Institute - Lawrenceville in Lawrenceville, NJ (35 miles away)
- Pennsylvania School of Business in Allentown, PA (41 miles away)