There’s so much that’s great about Harrisburg University. It’s hard to choose what’s the best reason to attend college here. The following are a few of the things our students say they value most about Harrisburg University:

  1. We’re known for our outstanding science and technology focused degree programs that lead to great careers.
  2. We offer one of the lowest tuitions for a private university education in Pennsylvania and back that up by great scholarships and other financial aid.
  3. With students hailing from 110 countries, our student body is one of the most ethnically diverse among private colleges. So matter who you are, you’ll feel right at home.
  4. Every major requires an internship so you are guaranteed to receive real-world experience that is valued by employers.
  5. Our campus is located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, the thriving capital of Pennsylvania, where there are vast opportunities for internships, jobs, and entertainment.
  6. We offer programs that connect our students to the business community for mentoring and network building – a huge career asset.
  7. Ranked #1 in the nation among private colleges for offering scholarships.
  8. Named STEM University of the Year by Corporate LiveWire.
  9. New, apartment-style housing across the street from your classes.
  10. Faculty integrate their corporate and industry experience with hands-on projects.
  11. Begin taking classes in your major during your first year.


It all adds up to one fact: You belong at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.

Ready for the next step? Request information on our programs. Share your contact information so we can continue the conversation through email or Facebook. Consider a visit to the campus. We offer private tours and special admissions events throughout the year. You can register by calling the admissions office at 717.901.5101. Learn more about the admissions process here or begin your online application.