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Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA 2-Year Private
Acceptance Rate65%
Acceptance Rate65%

About Harcum College

Harcum College Overview

Harcum College is a private, nonprofit school in a suburban setting in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Harcum College was founded in 1915 and currently enrolls around 1,154 students a year, including 1,154 undergraduate students. Harcum College ensures housing for up to 346 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 15% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Planning to play sports? Harcum College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Harcum College on the Student Life page.

2022 Harcum College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 65%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 75%
Tuition $26,600
Percent of Need Met 51%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,656

Is Harcum College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Harcum College offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

Harcum College Acceptance Rate 2022

Harcum College is not difficult to get into. Harcum College admitted 65% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 485 students applied to Harcum College and 314 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Harcum College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Harcum College, around 64% are still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Harcum College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Harcum College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Harcum College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Harcum College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Harcum College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $5,673 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Harcum College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Harcum College meets 51% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Harcum College full-time are awarded $14,656 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $17,641 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Harcum College.

Based on this information, is Harcum College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Harcum College a good school for you?

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Where is Harcum College Located?

Harcum College is located in the suburban setting of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

If you would like to see Harcum College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95/Pennsylvania Turnpike to Bryn Mawr, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Harcum College and Bryn Mawr are like without leaving home.

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College Info

750 Montgomery Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3476

Campus Setting: Suburban

Harcum College Application Deadline

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