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HACC Demographics & Diversity

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at HACC are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 12%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 103% more female students than male students enrolled at Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, HACC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,082
Women 10,294

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

HACC serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,347 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
15,376
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 40.8%
Part time Undergrads 68.3%

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