HuCampusLife85_72DPIThe admission process at HU is designed to help you make good decisions about your educational choices and to make sure you explore all the enrollment options at the University, so you find the plan that works best for you. The process is meant to be informative and encouraging–not to present an intimidating barrier to your educational plans. Just as every student receives personal attention in the classroom, every applicant receives thorough consideration and guidance during the enrollment process. Students are encouraged to visit the campus for a personal appointment with a member of the admissions team.

The University seeks students from a variety of backgrounds who can contribute to a vibrant and diverse University community. Students can demonstrate their academic potential through a variety of means. No one particular factor can measure a student’s potential, therefore the University gives consideration to all aspects of your admissions application.

The Undergraduate Admission Process

Apply online
Request that your high school and all undergraduate transcripts (if you’ve attended post-secondary school already) are sent to:

Harrisburg University
Office of Admissions
326 Market Street
Harrisburg PA 17101

Set up a personal interview (optional)
Submit SAT or ACT scores (optional)

Graduate Admissions Requirements for Non-International Graduate Students

Each applicant’s candidacy will be evaluated once all admissions materials have been received.

The graduate admission process for non-international students requires the candidate to:

  • complete the application online
  • submit final official undergraduate transcript(s) from the college or university at which a baccalaureate degree was conferred, and any other institution of higher education attended (whether or not academic credit was earned);
  • submit a personal goal statement including:
  • future goals: identify career/professional goals; and,
  • leadership or group contributions: describe examples of leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.
  • submit a hard copy resume or by email to
  • The University does not require the GRE/GMAT.

International Graduate Student Admissions Requirements and Curricular Practical Training

To receive information on the requirements for graduate admissions for international students, please email your request to  Click here for requirements for admissions and Curricual Practical Training!  All of the University’s graduate programs are STEM approved and Curricular Practical Training is offered.
For more information, or to schedule an individual appointment, contact the Office of Admissions at 717.901.5101 or toll-free at 866.424.8648. You can also email the Admissions office.

Important Codes for the Admission & Financial Aid Processes

There are several HU-specific reporting codes that you will need for financial aid or admission forms. Here are the most common codes you may be asked to provide:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid: 039483.
SAT Reporting Code: 4511.
ACT Reporting Code: 3637.
Federal School Code: 039483.
TOEFL  Code: 6260.

If you have questions or need additional information, contact us at 717.901.5101.

Return Admission materials to:
Office of Admissions
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101