HACC Students

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:

  • 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 Etown. 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 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. HACC welcomes transfer students, and has a generous scholarship package available to LVC Honor’s, HACC, and high-performing students.
  • Millersville University
    Millersville University receives the second-largest number of Millersville 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 HarrisburgYork, 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 private art college, has a dual admissions transfer agreement, giving HACC students who earn an Associate of Fine Art in Photography, An Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design, or an Associate of Art in Art the opportunity to transfer to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, Photography or Graphic Design programs at HACC&D. PCAD graduates enrolling at HACC with a cumulative PCAD of 3.0 or above are eligible for a $1000 GPA 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 Shippensburg 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.
  • 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-Bloomsburg 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 Bucknell Associate-degree graduates to complete their Bachelor’s degree. Recipients are selected through a competitive application and selection process.
  • Kutztown University
  • Kutztown and HACC have a transfer agreement that applies to all Kutztown 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 15 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 PASSHE, Millersville,  Shippensburg, and Bloomsburg Universities, the Kutztown system includes:

Central Pennsylvania has many small private colleges who welcome Edinboro students. Some of the local schools that we have agreements with include: