Dauphin County College

Find Dauphin County Pennsylvania colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg 3941 Jonestown Road Harrisburg PA 17109 800-920-4593


Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 1 HACC Drive Harrisburg PA 17110 717-780-2300

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology 326 Market Street Harrisburg PA 17101 717-901-5152

ITT Technical Institute - Harrisburg Campus 449 Eisenhower Boulevard Harrisburg PA 17111 717-565-1700

Kaplan Career Institute - Harrisburg 5650 Derry Street Harrisburg PA 17111 717-564-4112

Keystone Technical Institute 2301 Academy Drive Harrisburg PA 17112 800-400-3322

PA State System-Higher Education 2986 North 2nd Street Harrisburg PA 17110 717-720-4000

Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine 500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033 717-531-8323

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg 777 West Harrisburg Pike Middletown PA 17057 717-948-6452

University of Phoenix-Harrisburg Campus 4050 Crums Mill Road Harrisburg PA 17112 866-766-0766

Widener University-Harrisburg Campus 3800 Vartan Way Harrisburg PA 17110 717-541-3900

Are there requirements for a College to be considered a University?

College and University are often used interchangeably, but they are distinct terms. Generally, a University must offer a minimum number of graduate programs, which must be separate from the undergraduate programs. The institution must also have an administrative structure for managing graduate programs. A University is typically organized into several Colleges, such as the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, or the College of Music.

Are accrediting authorities run by the government?

No. Accrediting authorities are independent organizations that are not government agencies. Although the government does not accredit Colleges, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) does recognize accrediting agencies. Recognition by the USDOE confers a degree of credibility to an accrediting agency.

What is a Technical College?

Technical Colleges tend to emphasize skill development and credentials that prepare students for a specific field or industry. Common fields of study in Technical Colleges include the sciences, engineering, and information technology.