Lock Haven University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,492
3.51% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$17,191
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.93%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
89%
3,020 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
3,827
89% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
54.8%
651 Graduates

About

Lock Haven University is a higher education institution located in Clinton County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lock Haven University were Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (127 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (112 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (86 degrees).

In 2017, 1,204 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lock Haven University. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,069 degrees), 12.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lock Haven University is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lock Haven University is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,191.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,492
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lock Haven University was $7,492. The cost of tuition at Lock Haven University is $-13,241 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$17,191
2017 Value
6.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lock Haven University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,191. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lock Haven University grew by 6.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,330
Room and Board
$1,650
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lock Haven University was of $9,330 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board increased by 3.09% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.13% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Lock Haven University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.93%
2016 Default Rate
130
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lock Haven University was 7.93%, which represents 130 out of the 1639 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Lock Haven University received 3,020 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 19.5% annual decline. Out of those 3,020 applicants, 2,689 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89% acceptance rate.

There were 3,827 students enrolled at Lock Haven University in 2017, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lock Haven University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
2,689
Accepted Out of 3,020

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lock Haven University was 89% (2,689 admissions from 3,020 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 87.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -19.5%, while admissions declined by -18.4%.

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SAT Scores

80%
Submission Percentage
634
Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at Lock Haven University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lock Haven University has a total enrollment of 3,827 students. The full-time enrollment at Lock Haven University is 3,406 students and the part-time enrollment is 421. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Lock Haven University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lock Haven University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.9% White, 9.49% Black or African American, 1.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.25% Asian, 0.732% Two or More Races, 0.706% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0523% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lock Haven University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.6%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Black or African American Male (5.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (67%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Black or African American Female (2.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lock Haven University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,827 students. The full-time enrollment at Lock Haven University is 3,406 and the part-time enrollment is 421. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Lock Haven University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lock Haven University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lock Haven University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,133
  2. Black or African American
    363
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    58

The enrolled student population at Lock Haven University is 81.9% White, 9.49% Black or African American, 1.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.25% Asian, 0.732% Two or More Races, 0.706% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0523% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 135 students (3.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 246 more women than men received degrees from Lock Haven University. The majority of degree recipients at Lock Haven University are white (1,069 degrees awarded). There were 12.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lock Haven University is Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (127 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (112 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (86 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lock Haven University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), and Protective Services (97 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Registered nurses (1,330,825 people), Social workers, all other (209,381 people), Other managers (186,613 people), Physicians (176,680 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (169,012 people).

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), and Health (377 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), and Health (377 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,587,910 people), Elementary & secondary schools (446,909 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (356,009 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (338,875 people), and Outpatient care centers (287,669 people).

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), and Health (377 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lock Haven University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lock Haven University was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 127 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 479
  2. 725

In 2017, 479 degrees were awarded to men at Lock Haven University, which is 0.661 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (725).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Lock Haven University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.69 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Lock Haven University in Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences, which is 2.97 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 30% of students graduating from Lock Haven University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lock Haven University is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.154% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,069 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lock Haven University is white (1,069 degrees awarded). There were 12.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

0.997% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    648 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    421 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lock Haven University is white female (648 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (421 degrees).

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Operations

Lock Haven University has an endowment valued at nearly $11.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $936k (8.45%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lock Haven University had a total salary expenditure of $95.4M. Lock Haven University employs 85 Professors, 57 Associate professors, and 53 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lock Haven University are Male Professors (47), Female Professors(38), and Female Assistant professors (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lock Haven University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 61 employees, Service, with 60 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.1M
2017 Endowment
3.37%
growth from 2016

Lock Haven University has an endowment valued at about $11.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lock Haven University grew 3.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $897k - Federal
  2. $4.79M - State
  3. $2.86k - Local

As of 2017, Lock Haven University received $897k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.79M from state grants and contracts, and $2.86k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$39.3M
2017 Salaries
1.7%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Lock Haven University paid a median of $39.3M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($95.4M) and a 1.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.85% decline from 2015 and a 0.32% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.7M
Instructional Salaries
203
Number of Employees

In 2017, Lock Haven University paid a total of $18.7M to 203 employees working as instructors, which represents 47.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lock Haven University were Professor with 85 employees; Associate professor with 57 employees; and Associate professor with 53 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lock Haven University were Business and Financial Operations with 61 employees; Service with 60 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lock Haven University was Male Professor with 47 employees, Female Professor with 38 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 33 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lock Haven University.

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