Lock Haven is a public university. Founded as a Normal school in 1870, it gained university status in 1983. Its goals lie in giving its students the tools, skills and capabilities to successfully continue to grow after graduation. The school prides itself on small class sizes, a faculty that focuses on teaching and the individual attention given to students. Its 165-acre campus is located in Lock Haven, 30 miles west of Williamsport and 70 miles north of Harrisburg.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
2,727
Undergraduates
1,042
Men - 38.2%
1,686
Women - 61.8%
436
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 2,413 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.46 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
517 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
522 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$39,171
Tuition and Fees
$22,452
Room and Board
$10,368
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,490
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
190
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
28%
20-29
27%
30-39
14%
40-49
11%
50-99
7%
Over 100
1%
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Lock Haven Population
9,797
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bald Eagle
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6%
Asian
1.1%
Black/African-American
6.9%
Hispanic/Latino
3.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
85.7%
Unknown
1.5%
International Students
0.4% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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