Harrisburg Area Community College enrolls 18,681 undergrads

At Harrisburg Area Community College, 63 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 64 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


At Harrisburg Area Community College, 63 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 64 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The two-year public institution in Harrisburg enrolled 18,681 students in fall 2017, all in undergraduate programs, data shows. 4.6 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.

99 percent of undergraduates are residents of Pennsylvania, and 1 percent are residents of other states.

The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (67 percent) and Hispanic or Latino (12 percent).

Harrisburg Area Community College undergraduate enrollment
Total
Portion of Total
Undergraduate enrollment
18,681
Transfers
859
4.6%
Male
~6,725
36%
Female
~11,956
64%
Age 24 and under
~11,769
63%
Age 25 and over
~6,912
37%
In-state residence
~18,494
99%
Out of state residence
~187
1%
Asian
~560
3%
Black or African American
~1,868
10%
Hispanic/Latino
~2,242
12%
White
~12,516
67%
Two or more races
~560
3%
Enrolled in distance education
~2,802
15%
Enrolled in some distance education
~3,736
20%
Not enrolled in distance education
~12,143
65%

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