Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
Akeley Hall
Lock Haven, PA 17745
(570) 484-2027
(800) 332-8900
Fax: (570) 484-2201

Contact: Stephen Lee
Director of Admissions
Main Address
401 North Fairview Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
(570) 484-2011

www.lhup.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 4,988
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,291
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,817
Graduate enrollment: 278

Setting
Rural setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Management Information Systems A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health care professions A
Health sciences B
Nursing (RN) A
Surgical Technology A

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health and physical education B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Nanotechnology A
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lock Haven University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(570) 484-2011
Website:www.lhup.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.lhup.edu/Admissions/applying-to-lhu.html
Address:401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745-2390
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,220
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,853 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,229
Out-of-state Tuition:$19,321
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,041

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lock Haven University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lock Haven University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs253
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies131
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences13
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total8398

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lock Haven University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education3
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total6

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lock Haven University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,229
Out-of-state$19,321
Books and supplies$1,650

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,900
Out-of-state$20,996

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid81994%
Grant or scholarship aid52460%$6,041
Student loan aid74785%$8,357

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,54060%$6,064
Federal student loans3,25177%$6,629

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lock Haven University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lock Haven University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,7501,5462,204
Percent admitted100%89%87%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%23%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lock Haven University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,220
Undergraduate enrollment3,845
Graduate enrollment375

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lock Haven University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

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