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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:  2,860 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.pcom.edu
Apply Onlinewww.pcom.edu
Financial Aidwww.pcom.edu
Net Price Calculatorwww.pcom.edu
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.pcom.edu
Disability Serviceswww.pcom.edu/student-life/student-affairs/new-student-faq.html
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 Four-Year: Medical Schools & 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 – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
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 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty1710
Instructional1570
Research and public service140
Total graduate assistants-18
Instructional-0
Research-18
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
Tuition$27,821
Fees$543
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, 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 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)2,860
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 91%
Part-time: 9%Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 9%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 49%
Two or more races: 17%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
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.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
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.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Organizational Behavior Studies15--
Category total15--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other58-8
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy-368-
Pharmacy-91-
Physician Assistant50--
Category total1084598
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Forensic Science and Technology39--
Category total39--
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-37-
Counseling Psychology14--
Psychology, Other--11
School Psychology1813-
Category total325011
Grand total19450919
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
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 15
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: $15,882
  • 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
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Psychology Department
4/4/2014 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
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 Year201420132012
Default rate0.7%0.8%1.6%
Number in default5511
Number in repayment646616685
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)