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Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
3,418
Lock Haven University overview
Location Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Online lhup.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Lock Haven University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Lock Haven University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,203 prospective students applied, and 2,089 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 598 enrolled in the school.  3,020 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 398 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,716 plus fees of $3,162. LHU is ranked 961 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

LHU is rated within the lower 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Lock Haven University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Lock Haven University overview
SAT 920/1130
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
94.8% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$7,716
In State Costs for Lock Haven University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,803
Other Fees$3,162
Room and Board $10,197
Budget for Other Expenses$4,496
Total One Year Cost$27,374
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,290
Out of State Costs for Lock Haven University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,803
Other Fees$3,162
Room and Board $10,197
Budget for Other Expenses$4,496
Total One Year Cost$36,948

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lock Haven University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 19%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18%
Business 15%
Education 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213613 IPEDS survey data for Lock Haven University.

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