Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg Area Community College is one of the seventeen public 2-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Harrisburg.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 18,681 students attend the school. Every year 11% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Harrisburg Area Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,330, and fees were $1,395. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,680 and $1,545 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students18,681|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
07/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1987 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
05/01/1991 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$216/credit|
|In State Students||$258/credit|
|Out of State Students||$308/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of Harrisburg Area Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$289|
|State Grant & Scholarships||28%||$1,744|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||1%||$1,012|
|Federal Student Loans||55%||$4,651|
$9,967Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,046|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,431|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,890|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,913|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.