Commonwealth University - Lock Haven

Lock Haven, PA

Commonwealth University - Lock Haven

Lock Haven, PA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,878

$20,452

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
460

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,246
Declined 167
Total Received 2,413
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Public

2,996

undergraduate students

561

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Commonwealth University - Lock Haven is a public comprehensive university and one of three Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania campuses. Founded as a Normal school in 1870, it gained university status in 1983. Its 165-acre campus is located in Lock Haven, 30 miles west of Williamsport and 70 miles north of Harrisburg.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,557
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

165-acre campus in Lock Haven (population: 9,284), 30 miles from Williamsport and 125 miles from Harrisburg; branch campus in Clearfield. Major airport serves Pittsburgh (180 miles); bus serves Williamsport; train serves State College (45 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Commonwealth University – Lock Haven
401 North Fairview Street
Lock Haven, PA
17745

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
460

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,246
Declined 167
Total Received 2,413

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,189

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,540
Board $4,556
Additional fees $3,162
Books & supplies $1,803
Total $23,777
Average Financial Aid - $6,189
Total with Avg. Aid $17,588

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,726,953
State $3,453,389
Institutional $707,928
Other external
Total $9,888,270

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $380,143
Other external $867,401
Total $1,247,544

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 570 484-2344
F: 570 484-2918
finaid@lockhaven.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

archery, boxing, cheerleading, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

archery, boxing, cheerleading, quidditch, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerobics, airsoft, baton twirling, climbing, cycling, fencing, fishing, fly fishing, golf, grappling, ice hockey, inline roller hockey, karate, mixed martial arts, paintball, power lifting, table tennis, triathlon, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, winter guard, wrestling, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, Eastern Wrestling League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Community Health and Preventive Medicine. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music, General. yes
Nanotechnology. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,557

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

2,996
students

Female
60%
1,801

Male
40%
1,195

16%

561
students

Female
71%
397

Male
29%
164

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

2,580
students

Female
58%
1,497

Male
42%
1,083

14%

416
students

Female
73%
304

Male
27%
112

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Kenya
Russia
Spain
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

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