College Acceptances

Junior Class College TripNew This Week

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


  • Boston College (Carroll School of Management)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Institute of Technology - Engineering)
  • University of California, San Diego (Engineering)

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)
  • Boston College (Carroll School of Management)
  • Boston University (College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Champlain College
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University (2)
  • Elizabethtown College (2)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Institute of Technology - Engineering)
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Hollins University
  • Hood College
  • Ithaca College (School of Business) (2)
  • Ithaca College (School of Humanities & Sciences)
  • Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
  • King's College London
  • Lebanon Valley College
  • Lycoming 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) (2)
  • Pennsylvania State University - All Campuses (College of the Liberal Arts)
  • Pennsylvania State University, Berks College
  • Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (4)
  • Pennsylvania State University, York
  • Purchase College State University of New 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)
  • The University of the Arts
  • University of California, San Diego (Engineering)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (College of Engineering & Applied Science)
  • University of Hull
  • University of Pittsburgh (5)
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of the Cumberlands
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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