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Nursing at Harrisburg Area Community College

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Harrisburg Area Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

HACC is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and approximately 15,376 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

HACC Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

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Nursing Student Demographics at HACC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Harrisburg Area Community College.

HACC Nursing Associate’s Program

88% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in nursing at HACC are white. Around 79% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with a associate's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 313
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 24

Concentrations Within Nursing

The following nursing concentations are available at Harrisburg Area Community College. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Harrisburg Area Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 395

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Harrisburg Area Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Registered Nurses 148,520 $70,390
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,410 $97,310
Nurse Practitioners 7,280 $98,250
Nursing Instructors and Professors 4,010 $78,810
Nurse Anesthetists 1,700 $171,250


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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