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HACC Tuition & Cost

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$21,438
In District Costs for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,408
Books and Supplies$2,064
Other Fees$1,425
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,072
Other Expenses Budget$4,469
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$22,690
In State Costs for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,660
Books and Supplies$2,064
Other Fees$1,425
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,072
Other Expenses Budget$4,469

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $21,438 to attend Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,408 for tuition, $8,072 off-campus housing, $2,064 for books and supplies and $1,425 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$11,086
Net Price by Income Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,933
$30,001 to $48,000$10,648
$48,001 to $75,000$13,497
$75,001 to $110,000$15,339
$110,000+$15,698

The average reported annual net price for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,086 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

58% of full-time undergrad Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,948 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 54% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,763 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,373.

Finanical Aid Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,948 58%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $962 1%
Pell Grants $4,555 52%
Other Federal Grants $608 11%
State and Local Grants $1,431 30%
Federal Student Loans $4,763 54%
Other Student Loans $6,373 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $16,870. The loan balance of $16,870 is a two year multiple of the $8,435 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $161 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $16,870
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $160.96
Total Interest Paid $2,445.01
Sum of All Loan Payments $19,315.01

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$45,380
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $22,690 $24,040
2 $23,019 $24,388

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg to be $45,380 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.4% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $223 $669 $892
Pennsylvania Residents $270 $810 $1,080
Out of State Residents $320 $960 $1,280

Estimated cost for a class at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212878 IPEDS survey data for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg.