Harrisburg Area Community College-HACC


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, was established February 14, 1964 as Harrisburg Area Community College. Since that time, HACC has been dedicated to the community and to the individual. The college's devotion to the community arises from its mission to foster educational, cultural, workforce development and economic growth of HACC's regional service area by giving each individual student the tools and environment to succeed. HACC offers nearly 200 career and transfer associate degrees, certificate and diploma programs to more than 24,000 students at five regional campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York and online through its Virtual Campus.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 9699

Undergraduate Students: 9699
Faculty: 212

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 46:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 46:1

Contact Information

One HACC Drive
Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110

Website: http://www.hacc.edu

Main Email: admit@hacc.edu

Main Phone: 717-780-2300 or 800-ABC-HACC

Additional Campuses:
Lancaster Campus of HACC
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

Gettysburg Campus of HACC
731 Old Harrisburg Pike
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325

Lebanon Campus of HACC
735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

York Campus of HACC
2010 Pennsylvania Avenue
York, Pennsylvania 17404

Virtual Campus of HACC
One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110

Admissions Contact:
Danielle J. Brookhart
Campus Director, Recruitment, Enrollment Services

Transfer Services Contact:
Mary L. Fourlas
Transfer Counselor, Retention Services

International Admissions Contact:
Jill Landis Matolyak
Coordinator, International Admissions, Enrollment Services

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Generally credit is awarded only for coursework in which the student has received credit with a letter grade of A, B, or C, except for Physical Education credit, which will transfer if a grade of P or S was received.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 45 credits may be transferred. No more than 30 credits by examination may be applied toward the 45 credits transferred.

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Generally not required unless applying to certain selective programs.

Essay(s) required:
Generally not required unless applying to certain selective programs.

Application Fee:
One-time $35.00 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Students seeking admission to a selective program have additional requirements. For specific program information see www.hacc.edu/Academics/Program and Course Search

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
HACC participates in the following federal and state-funded programs: Pell, FSEOG, ACG, PHEAA, Federal Work-Study, and Stafford Loan. Scholarships are offered through the institution or non-institutional organizations.

Special Programs

Academic advisors help students select the courses necessary for the HACC associate's degree and prepare the student for transfer to a bachelor's degree granting institution. Students should work closely with their advisor/counselor and Transfer Services.


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