Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at LHU are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Lock Haven University students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Lock Haven University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LHU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Lock Haven University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Lock Haven University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,385
Women 2,033

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LHU serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lock Haven University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,815 per year

42% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,418
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9%
Part time Undergrads 6.8%

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