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Lock Haven University
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  • 4 Year
  • LOCK HAVEN, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Lock Haven University is still reviewing applications for the Fall 2020 semester. The SAT/ACT requirement has been waived for the remainder of the application cycle.

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Lock Haven is a public university located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,480 undergraduate students. The Lock Haven acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Health Professions, Nursing, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 54% of students, Lock Haven alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,600.

About

401 NORTH FAIRVIEW STREET
LOCK HAVEN, PA 17745
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Lock Haven University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

LHU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
95%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1130
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$19,128 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,573 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 58 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 61 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 61 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,480 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
268
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • They do what they need to do to graduate
    53%
  • Hard work equals reward.
    33%
  • Students are true to themselves
    8%
  • Hardworking both at school and their jobs
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 67 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 79 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Small, but comfortable.
    83%
  • Home
    15%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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