Penn State Harrisburg

Lower Swatara Township, Pennsylvania, USA

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Penn State Harrisburg, also called The Capital College, is an undergraduate college and graduate school of the Pennsylvania State University. The main campus of Penn State Harrisburg is located in Lower Swatara Township, 9 miles (15 km) south of Harrisburg. The campus enrolls over 4,000 students and offers two associate, 34 baccalaureate, 24 master's, and three doctoral degrees as well as certificate and certification programs.

The Penn State Eastgate Center opened in 1991 in downtown Harrisburg contains State agencies such as the Pennsylvania Securities Commission, Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System as well as hearing rooms for workers compensation also occupy space in the building. As of June 1, 2012 all classrooms and administrative personnel previously located in this building were relocated to the Middletown campus.

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Administrative staff: 160 full time 98 part time

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Undergraduates: 4,519 (2016)

Postgraduates: 812

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