Lock Haven University
Lock Haven, PA 17745-2390

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,220
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,459 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

88%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Lock Haven University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,750 applications and 3,294 students were granted admission. Lock Haven University is at the #86 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 13% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 94% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT850 to 1040
ACT17 to 23

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
$25
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Lock Haven University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,096 and in-state students paid $7,238.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,207
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$7,238
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$16,096
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Lock Haven University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,199 (which is 5.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lock Haven University in 2016-2017, was 737, which is 84% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,602 (which is 5.7% above the national average.)

$4,199
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,602
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
94%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lock Haven University has enrolled a total of 4,220 students (3,756 students full-time and 464 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,220 students, 150 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 3,845 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 375 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 323 students for distance studies.

4,220
Total Enrollment
150
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 84%

Black/African American: 9%

Hispanic: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lock Haven University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 53% 72
Physical Sciences 9% 12
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 4% 6
Health Professions And Related Programs 4% 6 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 6
Social Sciences 3% 4
Education 2% 3 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 1% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

48%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lock Haven University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
19%
Dropout rate
31%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$29,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Lock Haven University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 1,836 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,726 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,144 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,972 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,400 $40,300
Employment Rate 94% 92%
Total Graduates 1,836 2,144

Campus Location

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