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Dual Admission Colleges

Dual Admission Colleges

The following institutions participate in a dual-admission program with HACC. 

Albright College (Reading Campus and Harrisburg Campus)

  • Transfer Information Two-year and Community College Partnerships
  • Dual Admissions Intent Form (pdf)
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Albright:
    • While enrolled at HACC full-time, Dual Admissions students may take one course per year at Albright College with the tuition waived. (maximum of three courses lifetime).
    • Albright's Application Fee is waived for Dual Admission candidates.
    • Albright College agrees to accept the general education embedded in HACC's Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) as meeting all general studies requirements for graduation from Albright. Except for the foreign language requirement (native speakers exempt), synthesis requirement, and ENG 102 requirement (if students have not completed HACC's ENG 102 Composition II).
    • All HACC courses with quality grades (A, B, C, inclusive of a C-) will transfer to Albright College.
    • Full-time students entering Albright with junior status can complete a bachelor's degree within four regular terms (spring and fall) in a parallel program. That is, provided the student completes the appropriate associate degree program at HACC and completes the proper sequence of courses at Albright.
    • Merit scholarships are available to Dual Admission graduates from HACC who enroll as full-time day students at Albright College (3 or more courses per semester). With a final minimum HACC GPA of 2.4 or higher.

Bloomsburg University

  • Transfer Information Transfer Admission
  • Dual Admission Intent Form (pdf)
  • Return Form to Transfer Services
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Bloomsburg:
    • Waive the admissions application fee.
    • Accept HACC courses for transfer as specified by BU's general transfer policy.
    • Under the Dual Admissions Agreement, HACC students will be guaranteed admissions into a Bachelor's Degree program with third year Junior) status at BU on the conditions that the major is not at capacity and they meet the following criteria

Elizabethtown College

  • Transfer Information Transfer Credit and Prior Learning
  • Dual Admission Intent Form
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Etown:
    • While enrolled at HACC, dual admission students have access to:
      • Academic
      • Financial aid
      • Career advising at Elizabethtown College
      • The use of library resources and other on-campus facilities.
    • Dual Admission students can also enroll in courses at Elizabethtown College that are not offered at HACC but are required to complete the Elizabethtown College bachelor’s degree. Tuition for up to two of these courses will be waived.

Kutztown University

  • Transfer Admissions
  • Dual Admission Intent Form (pdf)
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Kutztown
  • HACC students who submit a "Letter of Intent" to enter Kutztown University before the completion of 30 transferable credit hours will be guaranteed admission into a Bachelor's Degree program with third year (junior) status at Kutztown University on the condition that they:
    • Complete the application 
    • Review scholarship opportunities
    • Review transferability of "D" grades (unless prohibited by major).

Lebanon Valley College

  • Transfer information Transfer and Dual Admission
  • Dual Admission Interest Form
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Lebanon Valley:
    • Early transfer planning
    • Specific course requirements. Students know the exact credits their intended major requires at Lebanon Valley College. This ensures they will not take nontransferable courses.
    • An official transcript review every semester. They will make sure students are on track for successful transfer to maximize transfer credits.
    • Clear semester-by-semester academic, career services, and financial aid advisement.
    • HACC advisor and an advisor at Lebanon Valley College will provide academic advising.
    • As a part of this program, students are considered LVC students from the time they sign the dual admission agreement, with full access to LVC campus facilities such as
      • The Arnold Sports Center
      • Athletic competitions
      • Campus Library, etc.

Penn State Harrisburg

  • Transfer Information Credit Transfer Student Info.
  • Dual Admission Intent Form
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Penn State Harrisburg:
    • Dual Admission students will be assured space in their PSH majors by the semester selected if they maintain continuous enrollment and meet all requirements, including grade point average, for entry into the major.
    • Each student will be assigned an advisor at both HACC and PSH in order to ensure that the student is provided with guidance toward meeting the associate and baccalaureate degree requirements of the two institutions.
    • At the conclusion of each semester, during the student's associate degree studies, HACC will automatically send to PSH a copy of the student's transcript, preferably through the electronic transfer of information.
    • Students will be provided with financial aid information for both institutions. They will receive full consideration for PSH financial aid, including veteran certification where applicable, upon matriculation. Students may also apply for University housing.

Shippensburg University

  • Transfer Information Dual Admission Transfer Info.
  • Dual Admission Intent Form
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Ship:
    • While enrolled at HACC, Dual Admission students have access to
      • Academic
      • Financial aid
      • Career advising
      • Use of library resources, some other on-campus facilities, and events at SU.
      • Book Stipend
    • Dual Admission student are guaranteed admission to SU, provided they meet GPA minimum requirements.
      • Some majors require special standards and GPA requirements for admission
    • Ability to take a course or two at Ship for free or at HACC tuition price prior to matriculation.

Temple University

  • Transfer Students Dual Admission
  • Dual Admission Intent form (pdf)
  • Advantages of Dual Admission with Temple
    • Enrollment in Dual Admissions guarantees admission to most majors at Temple if you earn an approved associate degree with a GPA of 2.3 or higher.
    • Dual Admissions also guarantees additional merit scholarships to students who graduate from their community college with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.
    • Scholarships are awarded after Temple receives a final transcript indicating that you have graduated through Dual Admissions with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.

 

Transfer Partners

The following institutions have established agreements or practical articulations with HACC. 

Central Penn College

Delaware Valley College, BusAdmin

Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster, Nursing

Eastern University (St. Davids campus and Central PA campus)