PCOM Fact Sheet

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree and graduate degree programs in aging and long-term care administration, biomedical sciences, clinical and school psychology, forensic medicine, mental health counseling, physician assistant studies, organizational development and leadership and public health management. Nearly 57 percent of PCOM students are from Pennsylvania.


Fast Facts


The College is accredited by the following:

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • American Psychological Association
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards Designated

Degrees Offered

Degrees Offered   Enrollment   Tuition/year*
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)   1,084   $48,024
(DO/MBA) – with St. Joseph’s University   8   $48,024
(DO/MA) – with University of Pennsylvania   1   $48,024
(DO/Certificate MBA) - with St. Joseph's University   0   $48,024
(DO/PhD) - with University of Sciences   2   $48,024
(DO/MS) Forensic Medicine   0   $48,024
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)   127   $1,158/credit
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MS)   104   $883/credit
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MS)   41   $840/credit
Master of Science in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology   12   $840/credit
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MS/PA)   109   $45,128
Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership (MS) and Certificate   25   $805/credit
Master of Science in Forensic Medicine (MS)   80   $842/credit
Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (PsyD)   66   $1,084/credit
Master of Science in School Psychology (MS) and Certificate   22   $840/credit
Master of Science in Psychology Studies   1   $840/credit
Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology (EdS)   43   $908/credit
Aging and Long Term Care Administration (MS) and Certificate   7   $805/credit
Public Health Managment and Administration   21   $754/credit
CAGS in Professional Psychology    1   $840/credit
CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis    4   $840/credit
CAGS in Organizational Development and Leadership    5   $805/credit
Pathway Program in Forensic Medicine   Currently accepting applications
Certificate in Forensic Medicine   Currently accepting applications

*fees are not included in tuition price

About PCOM

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has trained over 15,000 highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach, treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree, the doctor of pharmacy degree and graduate programs in clinical and school psychology, physician assistant studies, forensic medicine, organizational development and leadership, and biomedical sciences. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, education and service to the community and, through PCOM’s Healthcare Centers, provide care to medically-underserved populations in inner city and rural locations.

Alumni Information

PCOM DO alumni nationwide 11,903
PCOM DO alumni in Pennsylvania* 5,008
PCOM alumni practicing primary care* 6,330
PCOM alumni practicing primary care in Pennsylvania 2,942
PCOM non-DO alumni 3,174
* Data is based on business addresses provided by alumni. Not every alumni record includes a practice address.

DOs Nationwide

DOs practicing in the United States 96,954
DOs practicing in Pennsylvania 8,057