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Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, also known as PCOM, is one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools located in Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia. It was established on January 24, 1899 as Philadelphia College and Infirmary of Osteopathy (PCIO). It was renamed to its present name in 1967. PCOM offers graduate-level training and programs in diverse areas of study.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine boasts an active student life. The campus hosts several student clubs and organizations. Some of the important organizations include American College of Osteopathic Family, Anesthesiology Club, Medical Students for Choice, and Internal Medicine Club. Many students of PCOM have gone on to become famous. Some of them include Lt. General Ronald R. Blanck, Surgeon General of the United States Army; Ira W. Drew, member of the 75th Congress; and John (Jack), team doctor for the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Contacting Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
4170 City Ave
Philadelphia , PA 19131
General Phone: (215) 871-6770
http://www.pcom.edu

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine355medical preparatory, osteopathic medicine
Therapy and Counseling94clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, psychology courses
Medical Support and Technology52physician assistant
Security and Law Enforcement26forensic science
Business and Management14organizational behavior

Number of programs and degrees for Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Doctor's degree372
Master's degree1756
Post-master's certificate91
Postbaccalaureate certificate671
First-professional degree2531

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine had a total enrollment of 2,073 students (960 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 40%
First Professional 60%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 12%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 11%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 39%
25-29 40%
30-34 9%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 335200)

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has a tenure system for faculty.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Organizational Behavior Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Medicine
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)

Security And Law Enforcement
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, Other
School Psychology

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Highlights

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What Sets Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine % of degrees in medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine % of degrees in therapy and counseling

Notable:
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has hospital on campus

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