How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$20,837
In District Costs for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,228
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,395
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,972
Other Expenses Budget$4,442
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$21,939
In State Costs for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,330
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,395
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,972
Other Expenses Budget$4,442

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $20,837 to attend Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,228 for tuition, $7,972 off-campus housing, $1,800 for books and supplies and $1,395 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 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 2017/2018
$9,967
Net Price by Income Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,046
$30,001 to $48,000$9,431
$48,001 to $75,000$11,890
$75,001 to $110,000$13,913
$110,000+$14,357

The average reported annual net price for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,967 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,700 56%
Pell Grant $4,117 51%
Federal Student Loan $4,651 55%

The average reported annual net price for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,967 in 2017/2018.

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 $176 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 4.7%.

Example Loan $16,870
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $176.14
Total Interest Paid $4,267.05
Sum of All Loan Payments $21,137.05

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$43,878
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $21,939 $23,289
2 $22,299 $23,671

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 $43,878 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.6% 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 $216 $648 $864
Pennsylvania Residents $258 $774 $1,032
Out of State Residents $308 $924 $1,232

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.