Harrisburg University of Science and Technology: Review & Facts

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,100 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 2001 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Fair
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will give you the option to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Education, Biology, Criminal Justice, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
48%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is very low at 48% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is very low: 17%.

Student to faculty ratio at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a bit disappointing - 26:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,900
High
Average tuition pricing is high - $23,900 a year.

Read the details about Harrisburg University of Science and Technology additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
As reported in recent data, 163 applications were submitted and 89 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (717) 901-5152 or check Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, about $6,300 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Location and Maps



Post Address: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, 326 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101-2208, USA
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