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Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, PA, USA
3.58 Average Rating

Lock Haven University is a public institution located off the Susquehanna River and near the Bald Eagle Mountains in Pennsylvania. The school is known for their STEP Initiative which prepares students for a technology-driven workforce by requiring laptop computers. LHU offers an International study abroad and exchange program in places such as Jamaica, Japan, Morocco, and Costa Rica. Popular majors include criminal justice and law enforcement, sport and fitness management, and nursing.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
89%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
94%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
6%
Submitting ACT
80%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1020
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,425
Total Number of Undergrads
3,067
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
35%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,191
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,576
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$20,056
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,368
Books and Supplies
$1700

Aid & Grants

0
100
85%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
61%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,948
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
61%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,255
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,276

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
85%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,596
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
126
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bald Eagle
School Colors
White/Crimson
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Philadelphia
Williamsport
State College
Harrisburg
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.58 Average Rating
I have been to the campus and checked everything out! I cant wait to attend here in the fall, my family and I visited and we are all very pleased with the school. I was torn between here and Penn State Altoona but after visiting and all I knew where I belonged, Lock haven
Kelsey from Yeagertown, PA
Lock Haven Unversity is a diverse learning environment filled with knowledgable and respectable faculty and staff. It is less like an educational facility and more like a home filled with friendly students who will become your best friends! LHU, or as we say, The Haven is also great because of its smaller class sizes which help students maintain focus as well as various clubs and organizations to become involved in!
Jacqueline from Folcroft, PA