Lock Haven University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,716
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,521
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.61%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
93.1%
2,413 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,163
81.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.6%
436 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 (91 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (60 degrees).

In 2020, 902 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lock Haven University. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (777 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (57 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lock Haven University is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lock Haven University is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,521.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,716
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lock Haven University was $7,716. The cost of tuition at Lock Haven University is $−14,814 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$19,521
2020 Value
2.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lock Haven University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,521. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lock Haven University grew by 2.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,197
Room and Board
$1,803
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lock Haven University was of $10,197 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,803. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Lock Haven University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.03% with respect to 2019, when 66% 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.
7.61%
2018 Default Rate
112
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lock Haven University was 7.61%, which represents 112 out of the 1471 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lock Haven University received 2,413 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.53% annual growth. Out of those 2,413 applicants, 2,246 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,163 students enrolled at Lock Haven University in 2020, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lock Haven University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,246
Accepted Out of 2,413

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lock Haven University was 93.1% (2,246 admissions from 2,413 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 94.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.53%, while admissions grew by 7.52%.

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SAT Scores

89%
Submission Percentage
551
Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at Lock Haven University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lock Haven University has a total enrollment of 3,163 students. The full-time enrollment at Lock Haven University is 2,576 students and the part-time enrollment is 587. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Lock Haven University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lock Haven University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.4% White, 6.58% Black or African American, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 1.39% Asian, 0.759% Two or More Races, 0.569% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0632% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lock Haven University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.6%), followed by White Male (33%) and Black or African American Male (4.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.5%), followed by White Male (25.7%) and Asian Female (4.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lock Haven University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,163 students. The full-time enrollment at Lock Haven University is 2,576 and the part-time enrollment is 587. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Lock Haven University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 73%. 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
    2,700
  2. Black or African American
    208
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    108

The enrolled student population at Lock Haven University is 85.4% White, 6.58% Black or African American, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 1.39% Asian, 0.759% Two or More Races, 0.569% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0632% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 49 students (1.55%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 214 more women than men received degrees from Lock Haven University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lock Haven University is white (777 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (57 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lock Haven University is Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (91 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (60 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 (165 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), and Physical Sciences (20 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 (1,414,432 people), Social workers, all other (219,869 people), Other managers (197,799 people), Medical & health services managers (176,411 people), and Physicians (175,795 people).

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (165 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Health (298 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Surgeons, Physicians, Public relations specialists, Advertising sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (165 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Health (298 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24 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 (1,624,154 people), Elementary & secondary schools (429,156 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (395,577 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (336,705 people), and Outpatient care centers (323,664 people).

The most specialized majors at Lock Haven University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (165 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Health (298 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24 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 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lock Haven University was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

344
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
558
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 344 degrees were awarded to men at Lock Haven University, which is 0.616 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (558).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Lock Haven University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.76 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 84 degrees were awarded to women at Lock Haven University in Registered Nursing, which is 7 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 37% of students graduating from Lock Haven University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lock Haven University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.38% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    777 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lock Haven University is white (777 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (57 degrees).

0.776% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    497 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    280 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lock Haven University is white female (497 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (280 degrees).

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Operations

Lock Haven University has an endowment valued at nearly $19.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.36M (6.93%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Lock Haven University had a total salary expenditure of $80.7M. Lock Haven University employs 82 Professors, 47 Assistant professors, and 45 Associate professors. Most academics at Lock Haven University are Male Professors (44), Female Professors(38), and Female Assistant professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lock Haven University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 64 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, and Service with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.6M
2020 Endowment
5.77%
decline from 2019

Lock Haven University has an endowment valued at about $19.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lock Haven University declined 5.77% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20M 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. $669k - Federal
  2. $3.5M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Lock Haven University received $669k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.5M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$38.7M
2020 Salaries
0.377%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Lock Haven University paid a median of $38.7M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($80.7M) and a 0.377% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.13% growth from 2018 and a 2.14% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.4M
Instructional Salaries
182
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lock Haven University paid a total of $17.4M to 182 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
82 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
64 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lock Haven University were Professor with 82 employees; Assistant professor with 47 employees; and Assistant professor with 45 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lock Haven University were Business and Financial Operations with 64 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; and Service with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lock Haven University was Male Professor with 44 employees, Female Professor with 38 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 26 employees.

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

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