Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2208


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,992
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 32:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology's tuition was $23,900 for all students regardless of residency (10.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,081 (which is 15.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in 2016-2017, was 110, which is 94% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,664 (which is 13% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has enrolled a total of 2,992 students (2,856 students full-time and 136 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,992 students, 6 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 62% men and 38% women and 387 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,605 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 71 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 86%

White: 6%

Black/African American: 6%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 34% 204 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 15% 93 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 9% 56 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 24
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 16
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 14 0
Physical Sciences 2% 12
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 8
Education 1% 6 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.

Messiah College
9.1 mile away
Elizabethtown College
17 mile away
Dickinson College
17.2 mile away
Lebanon Valley College
19.9 mile away
York College Pennsylvania
23.2 mile away