Lock Haven University

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world rank  867

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University Overview

Established in 1870, Lock Haven University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Lock Haven (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution also has a branch campus in Clearfield. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Lock Haven University (LHUP) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Lock Haven University (LHUP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LHUP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LHUP
Founded 1870

University Location

Address 401 North Fairview Street
Lock Haven
17745-2390 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (570) 484 2027
Fax +1 (570) 893 2201
Other locations Clearfield

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Akeley Hall
Lock Haven 17745
(570) 893 2027
800 332 8900

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lock Haven University's Library
Lock Haven University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 239,240 physical volumes, 18,248 physical media, 31,466 digital/electronic medium and 97 licensed digital/electronic databases. Lock Haven University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Lock Haven University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,174 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • CSWE
  • CAATE
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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