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Study at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania is a state university located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. It was situated in 1870 as the Central State Normal School. LHU is one of 14 members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Its main campus is spread across an area of 200 acres. The university offers more than 65 undergraduate programs and 3 graduate programs.

Lock Haven University's student newspaper is known as the Eagle Eye. LHU's athletic teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association and are members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. They are known as the Bald Eagles.

Profile of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania is in Lock Haven, PA. Lock Haven is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include medicine, nutrition and exercise therapy, and security and law enforcement.

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Selectivity

Not all applicants to Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 510 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 420 to 520 in 2007.


The most successful professors at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 5, 241 students study at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania .

Student Life

The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference athletics.

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching171elementary school teaching, teacher education, curriculum and instruction, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood special ed
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy152health and fitness, parks and recreation management, sports and fitness management
Liberal Arts104English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, political science, history, Spanish language, speech and rhetoric, international relations, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement88criminal justice and administration
Medicine87health professions, medical preparatory
Business and Management71business management, accounting, MIS
Science60biology, physics, chemistry, geology, physical science courses, biological and physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology51physician assistant, surgical tech
Family and Social Work42social work
Therapy and Counselling38psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32registered nursing
Fine Arts7fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, computer science
Law4legal assistant
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Art Studies1art studies
Engineering Technician1quality and safety tech

Contact: Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

401 North Fairview Street

Lock Haven, PA 17745-2390

General Phone: (570) 484-2011


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