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Fast Facts

  • Only nonprofit science and technology-focused comprehensive university between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
  • Supports the academic success of members of groups historically underrepresented in applied science and technology fields
  • Private nonprofit 501(c)(3) university
  • Incorporated in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: December 12, 2001
  • Chartered by Pennsylvania Department of Education: January 20, 2005
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education: June 22, 2009
  • Signature 16-story $73-million state-of-the-art Academic Center in Harrisburg.
  • University has a 38,000 square-foot location in Philadelphia offering four-year programs.
  • The University’s total student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students is 6,469.
  • The University has 289 full-time employees.

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About Harrisburg University

Student Body

  • The University’s total student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students and dual enrollment is 6,469
  • More than 400 students live in University or private housing in Harrisburg.
  • Students hail from 110 countries.
  • 100 percent of accepted full-time undergraduate students receive a scholarship from HU.
  • Undergraduate student body is 40% female, 36 percent African-American, and 60% minority
  • Graduate student body is 47% women.
  • 94% of our graduates who responded to a survey reported they were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
  • HU undergraduate student average debt upon graduation is $6,000 less than the national average student education debt.

Institutional Leadership

mark Singel

Mark Singel

Eric Darr

Eric D. Darr, Ph.D.

Duane Maun

Duane F. Maun

Bili Mattes

Bilita Mattes, Ed.D.

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