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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg, PA, USA
3.49 Average Rating

Established in 2001, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a private, 4-year institution located in the state of Pennsylvania. Academic courses at HU operate on a trimester calendar and utilize each of the college’s many state-of-the-art facilities, including the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies and the Government Technology Institute. Every student earning a degree from HU is required to complete an internship during their college career, which includes 135 hours of experiential learning that will prepare them for life in their future fields of work. The college has one sports team, an eSports team, which offers full-tuition to its varsity gamers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
61%
Out-Of-State Students
28%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,992
Total Number of Undergrads
387
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
6%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
21%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
32:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,090
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$23,900
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$23,900
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,800
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,823
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,160
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$14,375

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
94%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,664
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$274
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
53%
47%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
90%
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What Students Are Saying

3.49 Average Rating
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a great school to go to. You get that one on one with teachers. Everyone is so helpfully and will guide you to a better education and decision making.
Antoinette from Harrisburg, PA
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has very small and close knit classrooms where students are encouraged to ask questions and receive a superb learning experience. The University is very up to date on the latest technology. In addition, all of the professors are very friendly and available to the students.
Miranda from Fawn Grove, PA
The school is good for students who want the one-on-one teacher student time, since it is a small college. Also, with the new improvements it also is becoming better. The location is a great one because there are many things around for the students to go to.
Christina from Harrisburg, PA
A great new university dedicated to preparing students for careers in STEM areas. Small class size and personal attention are tops. Moderate tuition and fees are a great plus too!
Kevin from Philadelphia, PA
I love what this college has to offer. It has small class sizes so I'm sure I won't be left out or feel like so. I can't wait to actually visit the campus to see what the Harrisburg community is like.
Jackie from Columbia, MD
Harrisburg U is a great place to be. It's confortable, and everyone knows everyone. It's an amazing change from high school.
Donna from New Oxford, PA

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