Harrisburg Area Community College Gettysburg

Harrisburg Area Community College Gettysburg

Harrisburg area Community College - Gettysburg Campus is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The main campus at Harrisburg was founded in 1964. This main campus of the college, which is commonly abbreviated as HACC Gettysburg, covers 212 acres. The college offers undergraduate programs in over 30 course areas.

HACC Gettysburg offers students financial aid through scholarship programs such as the David W. Barratt Memorial Scholarship, the George and Madeline C. Bartley Memorial Scholarship and the Matthew D. Brightbill Memorial Scholarship. HACC also has an athletics department that fields teams for a number of intercollegiate athletic events such as basketball, soccer, volleyball and tennis.

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Contacting Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg
731 Old Harrisburg Rd
Gettysburg , PA 17325-3403
General Phone: (717) 337-3855

Harrisburg Area Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

Harrisburg Area Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Harrisburg Area Community College had a total enrollment of 1,663 students (1,006 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 22%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Washington, DC1%

Harrisburg Area Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 59 %

Harrisburg Area Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Harrisburg Area Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,790
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,505
Books and supplies $ 1,586

Financial Aid:
Harrisburg Area Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 327305)

Harrisburg Area Community College Faculty

Harrisburg Area Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track212

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year0*2*
Assistant professoracademic year2*5$56,127
Instructoracademic year0*8$49,871
All faculty totalacademic year2*15$52,911

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Harrisburg Area Community College Degree Programs (2007)

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What Sets Harrisburg Area Community College Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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