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4,638
Tuition (in-state)
$17,023 ($8,899)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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3 College Senior

Diversity: The majority of the student population is white, but there are a good amount of other nationalities, including the international students.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: The fraternity I want to join is kappa alpha psi. Which aren't on campus yet.

3 College Junior

Diversity: Its okay this is a predominately white institution (PWI) there are African Americans/ Hispanic/Asian/ that attend but more caucasion

4 College Freshman

Diversity: There are many clubs and groups around campus as well and students that accept all kinds of diversity in gender sexuality and ethnicity!

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: not much to say on it

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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

regan gaenzle
Hometown
Sinking Spring
Major
Communications
Grad Year
2014
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Lock Haven has a range of diverse students on campus. There are many international students that come from all over the world. The Office of Human and Cultural Diversity helps students adjust to campus life and answers any questions and concerns.

There are all kinds of ethnic groups as well as international, physically challenged, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender, and nontraditional men and women. Programs at Lock Haven help students make a smooth transition into college life. They help students learn about other cultures and beliefs. Getting involved helps these students meet new people and get the best college experience one can get. Some clubs available are the Distinguished Gentlemen organization, Gay-Straight Alliance, and the Black Student Union. Lock Haven gives special attention to diversity and makes it easy on students.

Facts & Statistics

African American
8%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
International
1%
Native American
0%
White
86%
Unknown
1%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
7%
Common States of Residence
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Virginia
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 42%
20-21: 35%
22-24: 16%
25+: 6%
Female Faculty
47%
Male Faculty
53%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 7%
Hispanic: 3%
International: 0%
Native American: 1%
White: 86%
Unknown: 0%
Gay Pride
Gay pride is not discriminated against but is accepted, especially through organizations like the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA).
Political Activity
There are student organizations on campus like the College Republicans and the College Democrats.
Economic Status
Lock Haven has a wide range of scholarships that are offered to students and transfer students. Then, there are scholarships for academics and athletes. On the website, there are applications and descriptions about all of the different scholarships that are offered. Mostly, students are middle class.
Most Common Religions
There are religious groups and clubs at Lock Haven. At Starbucks, a pastor often hangs out with students, available to talk and share beliefs.
Minority Clubs on Campus
The Black Student Union (BSU) and Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) are two popular minority groups on campus.

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 31 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 13% Liberal
  • 26% Moderate
  • 23% Conservative
  • 3% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 35% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 31 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 23% Liberal
  • 23% Moderate
  • 6% Conservative
  • 3% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 45% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 32 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How diverse is your personal circle of friends in the following areas?    Based on 32 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 32 responses

  • 50% Very accepting.
  • 44% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 6% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 0% It's hard to be a minority here.
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