Harrisburg Area Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 28%

Harrisburg Area Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)18,6816,76811,913

6,568 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,832 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Harrisburg Area Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Harrisburg Area Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Harrisburg Area Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,330$7,680
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,395$1,545
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$258$308

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs631631
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services387387
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities219219
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service9999
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8787
Social Sciences7070
Visual and Performing Arts6565
Legal Professions and Studies5454
Construction Trades4949
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians4747
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4444
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4040
Personal and Culinary Services1515
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1313
Precision Production1111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1111
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1010
Physical Sciences88
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences66
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Architecture and Related Services44
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Mathematics and Statistics22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Grand Total2,0272,027

A total of 2,027 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Harrisburg Area Community College.

Graduation rate11%13%9%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesHACC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,422
Instructional FTE827
Public Service FTE29
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitehacc.edu
Address1 HACC Dr.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17110-2999
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000