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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: I enjoy lower Bentley better because I find the food better than upper most of the time. Although lower has the same thing everyday and requires you to use flex I still prefer it over upper. Upper is good once in a while. I always buy the mozzarella sticks from Bentley market because they are so good. Lower is more unhealthy because its a lot of greasy food compared to upper but there are healthy choices.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Fairview was great to live in. It was close and convenient to all the classes besides east campus. But all the dorms are far from east campus. I enjoyed having my own private bedroom, a bathroom, kitchen area, and living room space in my dorm in Fairview. A lot of people in the building were very friendly. It is a bit expensive but it was worth it because it is as of now the only building with all those amenities and Wi-Fi throughout the whole dorm.

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The financial aid process went fine, however did not receive a scholarship so could not rate this process.

2 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Not sure where, but have seen that it impacts the students in a negative way. 2 students on my floor are on academic probation, with GPA's of .4 and .9. This is a terrible representative of the parties scene on campus.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The menus has very little variety to the choices. Not always fresh. Could use fresh salad and veggie options. The milk even there has a funny taste. I use my flex dollars in other areas to purchase snack items etc.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I live in a suite at my college. The dorm rooms provide a double bedroom with a shared bathroom for 2 students. The size of the dorm is adequate for 2 students with desk area and bed. The down side of the dorm is the internet connection is extremely poor. You are kicked off the internet frequently, even when taking an online test. Additionally, the cost and convenience is pretty average to other college suites.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I have always had a fine experience with the health center.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received a few scholarships that I applied to.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: I enjoy the party scene. It's fun and casual and often a good time.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I don't participate in varsity sports but the rec center is awesome and I enjoy rock climbing and taking yoga class there.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is fine but older. There's nothing particularly wrong with the housing but it could use a renovation.

3 College Freshman

Local Area: Lock Haven is a small town. There isn't much to do but that doesn't mean you will be bored. I make sure to stay busy and the campus offers trips and activities everyday. I also am an outdoorsy person and there is plenty of state parks and hiking trails around. The town is definitely suffocatingly small sometimes and it can be very frustrating, because I am used to a bigger city.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I don't live off campus yet, so I don't have much to say on this topic.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus if fairly safe. Most people are friendly.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: It is a small town but there is some charm to it. It's also a pretty place to be if you like nature. There are state parks you can camp at and enjoy the mountain scenery.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms are a little old but they are still nice.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I picked this school because they are able to get good internships for my major.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are some good parties if you know people.

3 College Freshman

Administration: They are strict on things like underage drinking, drinking in the dorms, drugs, and parking.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a few places off campus that aren't too costly and there is a variety.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek life at LHU is okay. Greeks do different fundraisers and community service events of different sorts, but I feel like they could be a little more involved. Some Greeks are viewed as arrogant by non-Greeks, some are viewed as the same as other students are. There are no kinds of Greek housing available.

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Living on campus has its pros and cons. The dorms are really outdated and need to be remodeled. The suites are really overpriced for what they are and everything breaks in there. Smith hall, Woolridge, and McEntire are the nicest of the traditional dorms. The dorms do not have wireless internet besides for certain parts of Smith hall which is annoying. The internet is not the most reliable. Living in the dorms can be fun at times, I've made some close friends from my hallway. There are always different people to hang out with. The cost is a little overpriced for what you are getting though. I like living on campus since it is closer to the classrooms than many off campus houses and apartments are. The housing process is a little complicated but it's not the worst.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: Campus for the most part is pretty safe. I feel comfortable walking across campus by myself during the daytime and the nighttime. I do feel like sexual assault is a problem on this campus and more support services need to be more readily available.

3 College Senior

Administration: I would say that LHU is not super strict, but not super lenient either. The school is very strict about drinking in the dorms and the RAs are very strict about it. Campus police crack down on underage drinking a lot. Campus police give out tickets and fines for every little thing, especially if you park in the wrong place.

3 College Senior

Athletics: Athletics at LHU are okay. Students are not overly involved in supporting athletics. Women's sports tend to perform better than men's sports here. I would say school spirit is in the middle of the road. The athletic facilities are not bad, but could use a little improvement.

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Making friends that last a lifetime is just an added bonus to a student's "Haven" experience. However, the school is not for everyone. At times, the University can feel too small, almost like a high school. And if you don't like cold and moody weather, you may want to consider going somewhere else. On the other hand, Lock Haven is in a gorgeous region of Pennsylvania, and the drive alone is worth the trip.

If you're looking for a school that's highly spirited when it comes to sports, you may want to drive down the road to Penn State. School spirit at Lock Haven is nonexistent, with more students turning out for the intramural and club sports than the varsity ones. The lack of spirit doesn't transcend to academics, though. The intimate classroom sizes are conducive for great one-on-one relationships with professors, igniting spirited discussion. Professors can be tough graders, but it's not high school—nothing comes easy anymore. Overall, if college is a battlefield, then Lock Haven prepares you for the war of the workforce.

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