Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster

  • HACC's Lancaster Campus offers a variety of concurrent enrollment programs for qualified high school students. Concurrent enrollment high school programs offer courses that award both college credit and high school credit, so taking a college course may count towards high school graduation. Students may choose to take courses on a HACC campus through the HACCVantage. Or they may take HACC courses at their high school, if available, through the College in the High School program.
School Highlights
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster serves 4,952 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster is one of 4 community colleges within Lancaster County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster is Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (1.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

    Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster(PA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Urban-serving MulticaBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment4,952 students618 students
    This chart display the total enrollment of Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster and community college average number of enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.57
    This chart display the diversity score of Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%94%
      This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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