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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
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:  2,806 (0 undergraduate)
Net Price
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
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 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty1610
Research and public service130
Total graduate assistants-14
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2013-2014, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment (all graduate)2,806
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 91%
Part-time: 9%Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 10%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 17%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
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: 0%
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) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • 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 Studies37--
Category total37--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other57-1
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy-348-
Physician Assistant55--
Category total1124191
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Forensic Science and Technology31d--
Category total31d--
Clinical Psychology-18-
Counseling Psychology24--
Psychology, Other--17
School Psychology1511-
Category total392917
Grand total21944818
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Recognized student veteran organization
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 220
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $1,434
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
  • 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, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs5/13/2003 -  Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs4/4/2014 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft010
  • 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
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate1.6%2.6%1.2%
Number in default11178
Number in repayment685639617
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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