Harrisburg Area Community College – Harrisburg

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School Information

Phone Number: (717) 780-2300
Website: www.hacc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://start.hacc.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/createaccount.aspx?f=e0cfdb7b-72e2-4b50-8b08-73db0d8a833b
Address: 1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,081
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,246 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,935
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,435
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,616

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Harrisburg Area Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Harrisburg Area Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 612
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 45
Construction Trades 73
Education 13
Engineering 33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 117
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 31
Health Professions and Related Programs 816
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 43
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 23
Visual and Performing Arts 27
Grand total 6385

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Harrisburg Area Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,935
Out-of-state $9,435
Books and supplies $1,968

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,295 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 935 58% $4,616
Student loan aid 920 57% $4,938

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,291 44% $3,542
Federal student loans 8,194 44% $5,676

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Harrisburg Area Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Harrisburg Area Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Harrisburg Area Community College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 18,081
Undergraduate enrollment 18,081
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Harrisburg Area Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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