Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Harrisburg, PA

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$23,900

Avg tuition

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About Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a small private university located on an urban campus in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 745, and admissions are selective. The university offers 17 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 25%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for students are $23,900.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

Information not available

Retention Rate Insight

70% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

25% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Non-U.S. Citizen

80%

White

8%

Black

7%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

45%

Socio-economic diversity

60% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

3,997

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

86% On-campus

14% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 35% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $23,900 $23,900
Graduate $7,200 $7,200

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,500
On-campus room and board $9,150
On-campus other expenses $1,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,150
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $1,900
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $1,900

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $35,550 $35,550
Off-campus without family $36,450 $36,450
Off-campus with family $27,300 $27,300

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

93%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

60%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,499
State Grant Aid $3,770
Institution Grant Aid $14,809
Pell Grant Aid $5,061

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.