94%

Acceptance Rate

$5,921

Avg.Financial Aid

003323

FAFSA Code

About Lock Haven University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,418

Website

www.lockhaven.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Lock Haven University is a public university. Lock Haven University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At LHU around 83% are white, 7% are Black or African American, and 3% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Jamie Varner, Charlie Brenneman, Tim Boetsch, and Cary Kolat. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. LHU offers a total of 102 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

401 North Fairview Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5704842011
Fax: 5704842432
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Lock Haven University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

94%

SAT Range

920 - 1110

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Lock Haven University has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at LHU. The SAT score in the range of 920-1130 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 17 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Lock Haven University is 19. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390, or call (570) 484-2011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,491

Average Annual Cost

$7,716

Books And Supplies

$1,750

Other Fees

$3,162

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,900

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,365

Total One Year Cost

$26,893

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LHU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $32,850. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

65%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$27

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health Professions and Related Clin...

147 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

114 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

97 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

89 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

79 Graduates

Psychology, General

49 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

41 Graduates

Social Work

40 Graduates

Biology, General

39 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

32 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

29 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

29 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

20 Graduates

Physics

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

19 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

17 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

16 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

16 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

10 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Nanotechnology

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,060

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

83% White

1% Unknown

8% Black

4% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

4%

Out Of State

96%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,816 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,540/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,828/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,828/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bald Eagles, Lady Eagles

School Colors

crimson and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

218

Total Female Athletes

201

Intramural Sports

24

Sports Club

12

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,197 per year. The average meal plan at LHU costs around $3,828 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,473

$40,375

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$192 - 419

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,921

Students Receiving Federal Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,544

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,906

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

13%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,137

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,132

$30K - $48K

$6,945

$48K - $75K

$3,891

$75K - $110K

$1,167

> $110K

$493

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,311,979

The financial aid department of Lock Haven University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Lock Haven University is around $1,386 and the federal grant is $4,383. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,786 and institutional aid worth $1,386. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Lock Haven University add up to $1,311,979 per year.

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