Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg, PA 17101

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is one of the 109 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Harrisburg. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 26% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio42:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
06/25/2009 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,000/credit
In State Students$1,000/credit
Out of State Students$1,000/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$800/credit
In State Students$800/credit
Out of State Students$800/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $45,000 $45,000 $45,000
ADN 70 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
BSN 125 $125,000 $125,000 $125,000
FNP 50 $40,000 $40,000 $40,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 75% $4,447
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,772
State Grant & Scholarships 45% $3,423
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 94% $12,788
Federal Student Loans 92% $7,989
Private Loans 1% $9,000


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,810
$30,001 to $48,000$16,469
$48,001 to $75,000$16,292
$75,001 to $110,000$14,926
Over $110,000$10,755

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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