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LHU Tuition & Cost

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Lock Haven University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,803
Other Fees$3,162
Room and Board $10,197
Other Expenses Budget$4,496
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Lock Haven University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,803
Other Fees$3,162
Room and Board $10,197
Other Expenses Budget$4,496

Residents of Pennsylvania pay an annual total price of $27,374 to attend Lock Haven University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,716 for tuition, $10,197 room and board, $1,803 for books and supplies and $3,162 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $36,948 which is 35% higher than Pennsylvania residents. The tuition charge is $17,290 while room and board is $10,197, books and supplies are $1,803 and other fees come in at $3,162.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Lock Haven University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Lock Haven University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,690
$30,001 to $48,000$17,281
$48,001 to $75,000$20,433
$75,001 to $110,000$23,395

The average reported annual net price for Lock Haven University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $19,128 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

66% of full-time undergrad Lock Haven University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,573 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 82% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,468 and 22% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,358.

Finanical Aid Lock Haven University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,573 66%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,386 53%
Pell Grants $4,774 32%
Other Federal Grants $535 13%
State and Local Grants $2,786 48%
Federal Student Loans $5,468 82%
Other Student Loans $12,358 22%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Lock Haven University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $48,272. The loan balance of $48,272 is a four year multiple of the $12,068 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $461 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $48,272
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $460.57
Total Interest Paid $6,996.18
Sum of All Loan Payments $55,268.18

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $27,374 $36,948
2 $28,093 $37,919
3 $28,831 $38,915
4 $29,589 $39,938

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Lock Haven University to be $109,496 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Lock Haven University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Pennsylvania Residents $322 $966 $1,288
Out of State Residents $720 $2,160 $2,880

Estimated cost for a class at Lock Haven University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Lock Haven University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Lock Haven University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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