Lock Haven University commonly abbreviated as LHU was established in 1870 and became a part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher education (PASSHE) since 1982. Pennsylvania state offers international students great opportunities to explore its many historical sites and culture.
According to US News & Report Rankings, LHU ranks
According to Webometrics Rankings,
|Type of University||Public|
|Number of Undergraduate Seats||2807|
|Number of Postgraduate Seats||358|
|Percentage of International Students||1%|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||94%|
|Basic Tuition and Fees for International Undergraduate Students||20,056 USD|
|Basic Tuition and Fees for International Graduate Students||2,999.70 USD|
|Test Scores Accepted||English Language Tests: TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, PTE, etc.|
LHU offers programs at bachelors, masters, and majors and minors in many fields online and on-campus. Lock Haven University offers 49 undergraduate majors and certifications with 47 minor programs.
Master's programs are offered in education, counseling, sports studies, actuarial science, athletic training, physician assistant, and health sciences. Out of the graduate programs, Actuarial Science, Alternative Education, Counseling, Health Science, Sport Science, Teaching and Learning are offered online.
The most popular majors at the LHU are Education, Sport, and recreation, Management, Criminal Justice, Business, Communication media, Biology, etc.
The main campus of LHU is located on the west branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of Pennsylvania.
Over 1700 students can live on campus in LHU. Students can have their choice of residence from the traditional residence halls, suite-style halls, and apartment complexes provided at the LHU. Residency costs and living configurations vary depending on the number of roommates and the type of space you choose. Students can also look for off-campus student housing to stay in the US.
The types of residence halls in LHU are as follows:
Students can choose their meals from over any of the 12 meal plans available.
Lock Haven University offers admission to students twice a year in the fall and spring semesters. The university offers a wide variety of programs to choose from. The admission process for international students is as follows:
Application Portal: Online
Application Fee: 25 USD(non-refundable)
The application deadlines are as follows:
Applications are accepted up to 1 year prior and have to be submitted at least three months before the intended enrollment date. The admission requirements for a prospective student is as follows:
The minimum score requirements table below is applicable to undergraduate courses only. All of the master's programs can have separate admission and program requirements.
|Exam||Minimum Score Requirement|
|Pearson: PTE Academic||46|
|Cambridge English (CPE)||First B2, Advanced C1, Proficiency C3 - Cambridge English score of 160 or higher|
|SAT||Combined total score of 980, with at least 500 on the Evidence-based Reading and Writing section|
|ACT||Composite of 20 with individual English and reading scores at or above 20|
The estimated cost of attendance at the LHU for the year 2018-19 for an international student was as follows:
|Tuition and Fees||20,056 USD|
|Room and Board Charges||11,780 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1700 USD|
|Other Expenses||4,240 USD|
First-year traditional undergraduate international students can apply for the You Are Welcome Here scholarship. The scholarship is applicable to all undergraduate academic majors and fields of study. It scholarship covers a minimum of 50% tuition and has to be renewed annually.
Students can work upto 20 hours per week on-campus while school is in session. Students are allowed to work 40 hours per week when school is not in session i.e, during summer or intersession breaks.
The Lock Haven University Alumni Association serves the alumni of LHU by connecting them with the university, current students and their fellow classmates. It offers opportunities to student mentoring, participating in LHU events and also for finding job opportunities.
The Professional Resource Center helps LHU alumni by providing transitional career advising support.
Handshake is a tool that current students and alumni can use to find out available job opportunities. With Handshake account, you can -
Some of the notable alumni of the university are:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$19,290 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Lock Haven University Enrollment||4701|
|Average Graduation Rate||47.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$19,290 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$23,220 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,700 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,968 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$4,240 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$9,968 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,240 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,790 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,930 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary