Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Harcum College is one of the 26 private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Bryn Mawr. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 17% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Harcum College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $23,500, and fees were $170. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $23,500 and $170 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 4
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 71.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
07/30/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$745/credit
In State Students$745/credit
Out of State Students$745/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $33,525 $33,525 $33,525
ADN 70 $52,150 $52,150 $52,150
BSN 125 $93,125 $93,125 $93,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 93% of Harcum College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 66% $4,740
Other Federal Grant 30% $729
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $3,641
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 89% $8,814
Federal Student Loans 77% $6,668
Private Loans 18% $6,299


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,969
$30,001 to $48,000$21,465
$48,001 to $75,000$23,349
$75,001 to $110,000$25,268
Over $110,000$29,740

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Harcum College
750 Montgomery Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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