College Acceptances

Junior Class College TripNew This Week

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on the newest college acceptances this week!


  • Ithaca College
  • University of South Carolina

Early Decision (ED) Acceptances

Early Decision (ED) is a binding admission agreement between a student and his or her first-choice institution.  The student has agreed to enroll at the institution if admitted and will withdraw all other admission applications from consideration.  ED can be the right admission application choice for a student who has made a final decision on his or her college choice.  The student will have his or her admission decision early, typically no later than mid-December, and will complete the college process early allowing for a less stressful senior year.  ED is also beneficial because students are reviewed within a smaller pool of applicants and are clearly demonstrating their interest in the institution.  This binding commitment to a university or college can be the right choice for a student when careful and thorough consideration is given.


  • Alex L. will attend Champlain College
  • Molly M. will attend Boston University

Full List of Acceptances

Our students are presented with the opportunity to visit many different types of colleges throughout their four years at Harrisburg Academy.  As a result, their choices are varied and extensive with more than 150 applications completed by the Class of 2017 this year.


  • Arizona State University (Business)
  • Champlain College
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University (2)
  • Elizabethtown College (2)
  • Hollins University
  • Hood College
  • Ithaca College
  • Ithaca College (School of Business) (2)
  • Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
  • Lebanon Valley College
  • Messiah College
  • Michigan State University (College of Engineering)
  • Michigan State University (Eli Broad College of Business)
  • Pace University, New York City (Dyson College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University - All Campuses (College of Engineering)
  • Pennsylvania State University - All Campuses (College of Liberal Arts)
  • Pennsylvania State University, Berks College
  • Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (4)
  • Pennsylvania State University, York
  • Purdue University (College of Engineering)
  • Purdue University (Exploratory Studies)
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Radford University
  • Roanoke College
  • Stevenson University
  • Stony Brook University
  • Temple University (Fox School of Business)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (College of Engineering and Applied Science)
  • University of the Cumberlands
  • University of Pittsburgh (3)
  • University of South Carolina
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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