Mechanicsburg, PA Colleges

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Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA, eight miles (13 km) west of Harrisburg. It is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. Mechanicsburg was settled in 1806 and incorporated as a borough on April 12, 1828. It is in a rich agricultural region known as the Cumberland Valley, a broad zone between South Mountain and the ridge-and-valley Appalachians. In 1900, 3,841 people lived here; in 1910, 4,469, which increased to 5,709 in 1940. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 8,981. Mechanicsburg is home of Jubilee Day, the largest and longest-running one-day street fair on the east coast. It is estimated as many as 60,000 people attend Jubilee Day annually. Mechanicsburg lies in the center of a regional transportation crossroads, with Interstate 81, Interstate 76, Interstate 83, US Route 11, and US Route 15 passing in close proximity to the borough. Additionally, the Appalachian Trail passes through Pennsylvania a few miles from Mechanicsburg, in nearby Boiling Springs.

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Schools in and around Mechanicsburg, PA

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Messiah College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,536 average out-state tuition; $27,536 average in-state tuition
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,500 average out-state tuition; $22,500 average in-state tuition
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,505 average out-state tuition; $5,670 average in-state tuition
Dickinson College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $42,610 average out-state tuition; $42,610 average in-state tuition
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Mechanicsburg, PA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016