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IPEDS ID: 215123
OPE ID: 00335200
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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131
General information:  (215) 871-6770
Website:  www.pcom.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  2,736 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.pcom.edu
Apply Onlinewww.pcom.edu
Financial Aidwww.pcom.edu
Mission Statement
  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences. The College fosters the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of study, guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Medical schools and medical centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty1650
Instructional1520
Research and public service130
Total graduate assistants-13
Instructional-0
Research-13
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$25,461
Fees$543
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all graduate)2,736
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 96%
Part-time: 4%Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 8%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 60%
Two or more races: 14%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Organizational Behavior Studies23--
Category total23--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other47-122
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy-348-
Physician Assistant48--
Category total95348122
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Forensic Science and Technology26d--
Category total26d--
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-30-
Counseling Psychology33--
Psychology, Other--32
School Psychology1821-
Category total515132
Grand total195399154
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1999 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree(!)1/1/1903 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs5/13/2003 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary010
Motor vehicle theft201
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate1.2%2.8%
Number in default814
Number in repayment617498
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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