Harrisburg Area Community College.

Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg, PA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Harrisburg Area Community College

HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, (HACC) is a community college in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. HACC is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. HACC serves 17,000 degree-seeking students, as well as more than 8,300 remedial and workforce development students. The College has more than 100,000 alumni.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 15,968 students
  • 0.16 faculty staff per student
  • www.hacc.edu

Notable programs at Harrisburg Area Community College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Architecture.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Harrisburg Area Community College was $9,225, while for in-state students it was $7,725. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $7,547.

The average financial aid at Harrisburg Area Community College is $3,478. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $5,747 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Harrisburg Area Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

46% of undergraduate students at Harrisburg Area Community College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Harrisburg Area Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800.

Diversity at Harrisburg Area Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017