Harcum College Overview
Harcum College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The suburban atmosphere of Bryn Mawr makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Harcum College Known For?
- Students at Harcum College may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 8 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Harcum College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 27% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Harcum College with a bachelor's degree make about $45,100 a year. That's 11% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Harcum College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Harcum College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#229||Best Associate Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Harcum College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Harcum College has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Dental Assisting/Assistant Schools||College Factual|
|#12||Best Physical Therapy Assistant Schools||College Factual|
|#30||Best Dental Support Services Schools||College Factual|
|#32||Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools||College Factual|
|#52||Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools||College Factual|
|#63||Best Healthcare Associate Degree Schools||Healthcare Degree Search|
Where Is Harcum College?
Contact details for Harcum College are given below.
|Address:||750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3476|
How Do I Get Into Harcum College?
You can apply to Harcum College online at: https://experience.harcum.edu/applynow/inquiryform
Can I Afford Harcum College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Harcum College, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $7,891 a year. That adds up to $31,564 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Harcum College is 19.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Harcum College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 719 full-time undergraduates at Harcum College, 17% are male and 83% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Harcum College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||333|
|Hispanic or Latino||91|
Over 22 countries are represented at Harcum College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Serbia, and Canada.
Online Learning at Harcum College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Harcum College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 99th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Harcum College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Harcum College was 661.8%. This is the #142 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Harcum College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Harcum College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Harcum College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Harcum College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||#1|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Harcum College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||60||0||60|
|Dental Support Services||39||12||51|
|Human Development & Family Studies||45||0||45|
|Business Administration & Management||24||0||24|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||24||0||24|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||14||0||14|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||13||0||13|
|Design & Applied Arts||9||0||9|
|Allied Health Professions||5||0||5|
|Health Sciences & Services||5||0||5|
|General Sales & Marketing||4||0||4|
|Health & Physical Education||4||0||4|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||2||0||2|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||0||0||0|
|Fine & Studio Arts||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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