Harrisburg Area Community College – Harrisburg

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One HACC Drive, Cooper 206

Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999

(717) 780-2400

(800) 222-4222

Fax: (717) 236-7674



Contact: Jennifer Bucher

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One HACC Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999

(717) 780-2300

www.hacc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 19,886

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,947

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,703

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for allied health programs and chef apprenticeship. ACT required for allied health programs, score report by February 1.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A,C
Landscaping A,C

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A,C
Landscaping A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry A
Design/Visual Communications A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Graphic Design A,C
Music – General C
Music Management/Merchandising A
Photography A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Accounting/Business Management A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Auctioneering C

Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Real Estate A,C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A
Retailing A
Sales and Distribution A,C
Sales/Selling Skills C
Small Business Administration A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies A

Communications Technologies

Recording Arts Technology C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Computer/Systems Security C

Data Entry Applications C

Information Technology A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection A,C
Carpentry C

Construction Site Management C

Construction Trades – General A,C
Electrician A,C
Lineworker A

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging C
Child Care Service C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Dietician Assistant C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services Administration A
Health System Administration A
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Dietetics A
Medical Records Technology A
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Phlebotomy C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A
Environmental Studies A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork C

Welding Technology C

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C

Criminalistics/Criminal Science A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A,C
Security Services Management C

Social Sciences

International Relations A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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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