B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Experience
    B-
  6. Location
    B
Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
1 HACC Dr.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Website

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$10,332/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,289/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,798/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,546/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,997/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,305/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.101 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.89 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.90 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,136Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
1%
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After Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
12%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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HACC was a great community college, it had everything I would expect from a 2 year institution at a great price. The teachers care about the students, and there are lots of student resources for people to seek assistance with their learning. The tutor center is especially helpful. The only downside is a lack of "college feel." Overall a great experience!
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Great school for tackling credits to transfer to home institution. Professors seem to care and take pride in their teaching. Facilities and classrooms create a warm atmosphere for learning and studying. The staff are always very helpful in assisting with any problems one might face while attending. The available options for dining on campus are tasty and offer healthy choices. Security is often which offers relief to any concerns one might have as to campus safety. Parking, or more specifically, traffic control, could be a little better as there are huge rushes during certain parts of the day. All in all a great institution for any high school students considering getting some credits out of the way or hopeful future students that have other choices to consider.
Following my retirement after 25 years of state service, I decided I wanted to gain new skills and abilities to continue doing something I would enjoy. HACC was a natural. It offered an ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Certificate program. I could not have made a better decision. The work was not easy, nor was it overwhelming. It was on point. The enthusiasm of the professors, barring none, was so rewarding that it made me want to apply the same enthusiasm to learning. Within weeks of graduating, I received offers. Now I look forward to embarking on a new career knowing that I have gained the skills and abilities to be successful.