LHU is on a 165-acre campus in the rural setting of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
LHU has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? LHU has fraternities and sororities.
The LHU community comes together each year for Homecoming, Family Day and Celebration of Scholarship.
This table offers information on housing at LHU.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||32%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,143|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||279|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||68%|
LHU offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most LHU students live off campus. In 2022, 32% of undergrads at LHU lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 68% of students lived off-campus or commuted to LHU. There are 1,143 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,466 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 279 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
LHU offers coed housing.
At LHU there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at LHU:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Wrestling||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The LHU campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
LHU offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit LHU, take Interstate 80 to Lock Haven, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Williamsport-Lycoming County airport.
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