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Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA 2-Year Private
Acceptance Rate65%

Harcum College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Harcum College. The college admitted 65% of all applicants in 2010. Out of 485 applications received in 2023, 314 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Harcum College, the application fee is $50.

Harcum College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Harcum College's admissions stats.

Harcum College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.5
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 75%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0%
Waitlist Yes

Harcum College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Harcum College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Harcum College?

Harcum College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Is Harcum College Difficult To Get Into?

It is not difficult to get into Harcum College. Harcum College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2022, Harcum College accepted 65% of students, around 314 from the 485 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Harcum College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to veterinary technology, most allied health programs including nursing, dental hygiene, radiologic technology is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Harcum College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Harcum College

Harcum College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Harcum College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Harcum College

Wondering what factors are considered by Harcum College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Interview Important
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Harcum College for more information on admission factors.

Harcum College Application Requirements

To apply to Harcum College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Harcum College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Resume
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Harcum College?

Students admitted to Harcum College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Harcum College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2010, 75% of Harcum College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to Harcum College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Harcum College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Harcum College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Harcum College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Harcum College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Harcum College.

Does Harcum College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Harcum College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Harcum College?

✅ Harcum College is not test optional.

What is Harcum College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Harcum College is 65%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Harcum College?

❌ Harcum College does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Harcum College? Harcum College is a less selective institution. The Harcum College acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.


Harcum College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Harcum College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Harcum College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Harcum College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Harcum College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Harcum College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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