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Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg, PA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%

About Harrisburg Area Community College

We are pleased that you are considering HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, to pursue your educational goals! As the first and largest community college in Pennsylvania, we are ready and able to meet your needs. Whether you are a first-time college student or transferring from another college, we can help you! Please visit www.hacc.edu/admissions for more information. Thank you!

Harrisburg Area Community College is a public, state college in the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg Area Community College was founded in 1964 and enrolls 14,023 undergrads and no graduate students.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Harrisburg Area Community College

It is not competitive to get into Harrisburg Area Community College. Harrisburg Area Community College admitted 90% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 6,280 out of 6,978 total applicants were accepted.

Harrisburg Area Community College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests

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Harrisburg Area Community College is located in the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,.

If you are interested in seeing Harrisburg Area Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Harrisburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Harrisburg International.

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Harrisburg Area Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Harrisburg Area Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Harrisburg Area Community College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Harrisburg Area Community College is like? There are approximately 14,023 students enrolled at Harrisburg Area Community College. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from PA and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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