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About HU

About HU

Harrisburg University is a small-sized, private institution that has not raised our tuition in nine years! Even better, 100% of our accepted undergraduate students receive a merit scholarship, ranging from $11,000 – $16,000 per year.


Academic Overview

Harrisburg University offers students an undergraduate STEM education that’s not possible anywhere else. Because of our special programs that connect you to the workplace and community leaders, you’ll graduate ready to make an excellent start in your career.

HU Experience

HU Experience

Harrisburg University is an entrepreneurial school with an environment that fosters learning outside of the classroom. Students are encouraged to get involved in organizations, clubs, interest groups, and sports.

The City is Your Campus

The City is Your Campus

If you’re looking for a campus that connects you to a great city and offers possibilities for an exciting STEM career, Harrisburg University is the place where you belong. It’s a thriving community overflowing with opportunities.

Our diverse student body will help you feel right at home, no matter what your background. Best of all, Harrisburg University offers you an outstanding private education at an affordable price that’s made even more appealing by excellent scholarships and grants.

What do I need to apply? 

We’re looking for students who are passionate about science and technology. To assess this, we look at a variety of factors.



When should I apply?

There is no application deadline. A high school student is encouraged to apply during the fall or early spring of the senior year in high school. An adult learner is encouraged to apply at least two months prior to the start of any semester. This application process allows ample time to be accepted, develop an academic schedule, and to process financial aid applications, if applicable. Each applicant’s candidacy is evaluated once all admissions materials have been received. Offers of admission are made to qualified candidates on a rolling basis.

How do I apply?

Step 1. Complete your free online application

Step 2. Submit your transcripts, goal statement, test scores and letters of recommendations to

Request that your high school and all undergraduate transcripts (if you’ve attended post-secondary school already) are sent to:

Harrisburg University
Office of Admissions
326 Market Street
Harrisburg PA 17101

What should I do next? 

Financial Aid

Transfer to Harrisburg University

We make it easy to transfer credits from a two-year or four-year institution. You can transfer a maximum of 87 credits into an undergraduate degree. Transfer students can even qualify to receive a variety of HU scholarships.

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Find Your Degree

Browse our science and technology bachelor degree programs, including several convenient online options.

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