Harrisburg Area Community College – Harrisburg

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Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Highlights

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:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:18,837
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:12,461 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,785
Out-of-state Tuition:$9,225
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,543

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences33
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services914
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services45
Construction Trades104
Education13
Engineering33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields117
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences42
Health Professions and Related Programs816
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service44
Legal Professions and Studies22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians43
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services31
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production51
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences23
Visual and Performing Arts28
Grand total7795

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields42
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Social Sciences11
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total1116

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,785
Out-of-state$9,225
Books and supplies$1,728

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,33579%
Grant or scholarship aid94356%$4,543
Student loan aid94956%$4,920

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,99747%$3,388
Federal student loans9,45449%$5,836

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. 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-Harrisburg students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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-Harrisburg Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment18,837
Undergraduate enrollment18,837
Graduate enrollment0

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-Harrisburg 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)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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