Our local, four-year partners
HACC enjoys transfer agreements with many colleges and universities – local, statewide, and across the globe. Our local, partners are schools in, or close to, our 11-county region that have strong relationships and transfer agreements with HACC. These schools include the following:
- Central Penn College
Central Penn College has a number of program-to-program transfer agreements. CPC is willing to maximize the transfer of credits from HACC and offer a $500 scholarship to qualifying HACC students.
- Eastern Mennonite University (Lancaster)
Students interested in a BSN or a Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Organizational Management can transfer to EMU near our Lancaster Campus. HACC graduates in Nursing, Health Careers and Business can transfer up to 80 credits to EMU.
- Elizabethtown College
Elizabethtown College and HACC have a Dual Admission Agreement (pdf) that will provide HACC students with articulated curricula and policies that lead to a bachelor’s degree at EC. Students pursue their bachelor’s degree through seamless enrollment from an associate degree program at HACC through upper-division course work at E-town. Dual Admit students can take up to 2 E-town courses for free while completing their associate degree at HACC.
- Harrisburg University
Agreements in Nursing and Cybersecurity offer a transfer pathway for HACC graduates into HU. HU offers a generous tuition reduction for HACC Nursing graduates.
- Lancaster Bible College
Transfer to LBC’s accelerated and evening programs is seamless for HACC AA and AS graduates. HACC grads will receive a one-time $500 book award and are eligible for up to $750 per semester for a merit-based scholarship.
- Lebanon Valley College
Lebanon Valley College has been a long-time partner with HACC. LVC welcomes transfer students, and has a generous scholarship package available to HACC Honor’s, PTK, and high-performing students.
- Millersville University
Millersville University receives the second-largest number of HACC graduates. Many program-to-program articulations are in place so HACC students can transfer seamlessly to MU and hit the ground running in their junior year.
- Penn State Harrisburg, York, and Mont Alto
Penn-State Harrisburg receives more transfer students from HACC than any other college or university. The two institutions have worked collaboratively on their curriculum for decades, so the transfer process is smooth with minimal loss of credits.
- Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, central Pennsylvania’s only non-profit professional art college, has a dual admissions transfer agreement, giving HACC students who earn an Associate of Fine Arts in Photography, Graphic and Interactive Design, or Art, the opportunity to transfer to the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at PCA&D. HACC graduates enrolling at PCAD with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above are eligible for a $1000 PCAD Partnership Scholarship, renewable for one year.
- Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or Health Sciences can transfer up to 80 credits to PA College of Health Sciences. Dual Admission students are guaranteed admission and will have the application fee waived.
- Shippensburg University
Shippensburg University is another popular choice for HACC transfer students. Many program-to-program agreements are in place through the statewide agreement described below.
- Wilson College
HACC and Wilson College have a General Articulation agreement and a Dual Admission agreement that applies to all AA and AS degrees at HACC.
- York College of Pennsylvania
York College of Pennsylvania has a number of program-to-program transfer agreements with HACC, allowing our students to successfully transfer with little or no loss of credits.
Other Transfer Partners of Note:
- Bloomsburg University
Students in a variety of program can transfer to the Bloomsburg Campus in Bloomsburg, PA. Or students who have earned career associate degrees can stay right here in Harrisburg and earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Technical Leadership. Bloomsburg offers the BAS-TL through a combination of online and on-campus classes. The on-campus classes are offered on the Harrisburg Campus and at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.
- Bucknell University
The Bucknell Community College Scholars Program provides full-scholarship for up to 6 HACC Associate-degree graduates to complete their Bachelor’s degree. Recipients are selected through a competitive application and selection process.
- Kutztown University
- HACC and Kutztown have a transfer agreement that applies to all HACC AA and AS programs. All HACC graduates transferring to KU will receive a one-time $500 book award. HACC students who apply via the Dual Admission agreement can receive a merit-based scholarship of up to $1000.
There are 14 colleges across the state that are part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Program-based statewide transfer and articulation agreements as well as course-to-course equivalencies have been developed to ensure smooth transfer from the 14 Community Colleges across the state and the PASSHE schools. In addition to Millersville, Shippensburg, Bloomsburg, and Kutztown Universities, the PASSHE system includes:
- California University of PA
- Cheyney University of PA
- Clarion University of PA
- East Stroudsburg University of PA
- Edinboro University of PA
- Indiana University of PA
- Lock Haven University of PA
- Mansfield University of PA
- Slippery Rock University of PA
- West Chester University of PA
Near-by Private colleges
Central Pennsylvania has many small private colleges who welcome HACC students. Some of the local schools that we have agreements with include:
Other Pennsylvania Schools
- Cedar Crest College
- Delaware Valley College
- Drexel University
- Eastern University
- Immaculata College
- Moore College of Art and Design
- Penn College of Technology
- Penn State – Altoona
- Penn State – Berks-Lehigh
- St. Joseph’s University
- Temple University
- Widener University
- Capella University
- Chamberlain College of Nursing
- Kaplan University
- Savannah College of Art and Design
- Siena Heights University
- University of Phoenix
National and International transfer
- Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, Maryland)
- Morgan State University (Baltimore, Maryland)
- New England Culinary Institute (Montpelier, Vermont)
- West Virginia University (Morgantown, West Virginia)