731 Old Harrisburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • Established on February 14, 1964 as Harrisburg Area Community College, HACC is devoted to the community and the individual. HACC's devotion to the community stems directly from our mission, which is to foster educational, cultural, work force development, and economic growth of the college service areas. The vehicle by which we do this is to give each of our students (the individuals) the tools and environment to develop his or her own unique potential. As careers depend more and more upon the acquisition of new skills and knowledge, adults seek courses and programs to better prepare themselves, obtaining the skills and knowledge that will lead them to lucrative careers and high-demand employment opportunities.

School Highlights

Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg serves 1,699 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,699 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates--Public Urban-serving Multica
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 years but < 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
n/a
56 staff

Student Body

The student population of Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,699 students
447 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg and community college average number of enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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11:1
# Full-Time Students
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282 students
# Part-Time Students
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165 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
539 students
292 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,160 students
229 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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330 students
% Asian
n/a
4%
% Hispanic
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9%
% Black
n/a
12%
% White
n/a
61%
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score
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0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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59%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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1.05%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
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$13,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
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$6,111
Acceptance Rate
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85%
SAT Reading
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450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
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435
ACT Composite
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20
ACT English
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18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,699 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,730 per year for in-state students and $13,992 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,669 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is ASPIRA City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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