|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into LHU and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #121 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,089 out of 2,203 applicants were admitted making Lock Haven University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Lock Haven University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Lock Haven University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lock Haven University?
Lock Haven University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #62 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>97%|
|1025 to 1130||Avg +||95%-97%|
|920 to 1025||Avg -||92%-95%|
|815 to 920||Reach||87%-92%|
|Less than 815||Low||<87%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into LHU?
Admission data indicates that LHU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #64 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lock Haven University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>97%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||95%-97%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||93%-95%|
|15 to 17||Reach||89%-93%|
|Less than 15||Low||<89%|
What GPA do you need to get into Lock Haven University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into LHU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lock Haven University was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #64 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.28 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as LHU accepts 95% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||24%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||19%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
65% of Lock Haven University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||29%|
|Top 50% of class||65%|
|Bottom 50% of class||35%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||28%||29%|
Applicants have 131 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Lock Haven University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Lock Haven University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213613 IPEDS survey data for Lock Haven University.
94% of students submit their SAT scores to LHU. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
95% of those who apply are granted admission to LHU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1130. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.