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Accreditation and Approvals

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

The University buildings are accessible for persons with physical disabilities. Enhanced listening devices are available for the hearing-impaired. There are no other special accommodations or on-site services for students with other types of disabilities.

Student Financial Assistance

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Federal, State, and Institutional Financial Aid Program

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Federal Student Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

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Student Loan Information Initial Loan Counseling and Exit Counseling

Health & Safety

Vaccination Policy

The university does not require any specialized vaccinations. The student and parent are asked to self-certify that vaccinations required by state law for attendance in grades K-12 have been met.

Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the Harrisburg campus and Philadelphia location.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is committed to maintaining a healthy work and educational environment.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Info


Student Outcomes

Retention Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began their studies in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020 was 70%.
The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began their studies in Fall 2018 and returned in Fall 2019 was 71%.

Graduation Rate

The 6-year graduation rate for those undergraduate students who began their studies in Fall 2014 was 23%.

Transfer-Out Rate

The transfer-out rate for Fall 2014 first-time, full-time students was 2%.

Job Placement for Graduates

Job placement assistance is available and coordinated by the Office of Student Services.

Job Placement Rate for 2019 Graduates

The job placement rate is 95 percent of students who graduated with a BS degree in 2019 and responded to a survey that they were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Graduate Student (M.S. degree) Job Placement Rate

The job placement rate for all MS degree graduated students from 2019 is 100%.

Voter Registration

Pennsylvania voter registration information is available at

Pell Grant and Stafford Loan Graduation Rate Report

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) (Sec. 488(a)(3)) states that completion or graduation rates must be disaggregated by:

In accordance with the applicable statutes, Harrisburg University’s disaggregated graduation rates for first-time, full- time degree-seeking students that enrolled in Fall 2013 are:

Pell Grant Recipients24%
Stafford Loan Recipients with no Pell Grant29%
No Pell Grant or Stafford Loan33%
Of the Fall 2011 students that graduated inFemalesMales
4 years39%61%
5 years50%50%
6 years50%50%
Of the Fall 2013 students that graduated inMinorityNon-Minority
4 years22%78%
5 years50%50%
6 years100%0%

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