Harrisburg University of Science and Technology


Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology offers innovative academic and research programs in science and technology that respond to local and global needs. The institution fosters a diverse community of learners, provides access and support to students who want to pursue a career in science and technology, and supports business creation and economic development. The vision of HU is to provide academic programs at undergraduate and graduate levels for a diversity of learners, using student-centered, technologically advanced, and experiential learning designs that emphasize student success, with a sharp focus on specific interdisciplinary competencies and strong linkages to career development.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Business

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Collegiate Esports

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


First-year applicants* must submit an application along with current high school transcripts (required) for consideration for admission to HU. While other documentation is optional, we highly encourage applicants to submit any other supporting information, such as SAT/ACT scores, letters of recommendation, essays, etc. *A first-year applicant is either a Senior in high school OR a high school graduate who has never attended a college or university before. GED holders are also encouraged to apply.


Transfer* applicants must submit an application along with current college transcripts (required) for consideration for admission to HU. Transfer applicants with less than 30 college credits must also submit high school transcripts or GED. *A transfer applicant is anyone who has attended a college or university in the past, regardless of number of credits earned.

Additional Information

HU is the only nonprofit science and technology-focused comprehensive university between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh (and we have a location in Philadelphia, too!). In the recent report “Private Colleges Where Students Win the Most Scholarship Money,” HU ranked #1 in the nation – best value for the best price (100 percent of accepted undergraduate students receive a scholarship from HU.)

Our undergraduate student body is 52% female and 55% minority, and 92% of our graduates land family-sustaining careers in their fields of study or are enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Harrisburg University is a member of  the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), and offers Esports as the University’s first–and only–varsity sport. #HarrisburgStorm

Visit us

Harrisburg University loves visitors! Come in for a tour of campus, sit in on a class, talk to professors, check out student housing, meet with Financial Aid, chat with Career Services, see our awesome Esports arena, and explore all that HU and the City of Harrisburg has to offer! To schedule your visit, click here: https://myhu.harrisburgu.edu/ICS/Admissions/Home.jnz?portlet=Request_a_Campus_Visit

You always stood out. Get your degree from a university that does too.

Laurie Barrow, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Admissions 2019
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2208, United States of America

Phone number

(717) 901-5101