Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania


Costs to Attend Lock Haven University

Are you interested in applying to Lock Haven University yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Pennsylvania Residents: $18,044
  • Non Pennsylvania Residents: $25,686
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Pennsylvania Residents: $6,428
  • Tution for non-Pennsylvania Residents: $14,070
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $8,182
  • Books and Supplies: $1,298
  • Other Fees: $2,136

The cost per year to attend Lock Haven University is $18,044 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Pennsylvania have a total one year cost of $25,686. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at Lock Haven University is $72,176 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $72,176
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $102,744

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Pennsylvania Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $9,022
  • Non Pennsylvania Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $12,843

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $12,068*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $48,272**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 59%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $5,596
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 39%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,087
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 75%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $6,453

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Lock Haven University is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Lock Haven University? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $48,272, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 59% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $12,068. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Lock Haven University student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $485.53
  • Amount Borrowed: $48,272.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $9,991.02
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $58,263.02

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Lock Haven University? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford Lock Haven University, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $58,263.02 is recommended to afford a $485.53 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Lock Haven University in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $6,445 to $8,239. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 5.6%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $72,176.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Lock Haven University.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $24,815, 4 Year Degree: $99,259
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $31,671, 4 Year Degree: $126,682
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $40,421, 4 Year Degree: $161,682
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $46,792, 4 Year Degree: $187,167

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Lock Haven University are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Pennsylvania residents: $260
  • Cost for one class for Pennsylvania residents (3 credit hours): $780
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $567
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $1,701
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $2,268

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Lock Haven University for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $7,201 In State / $13,637 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.1% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $6,917 In State / $13,047 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.6% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $6,679 In State / $12,534 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.6% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $6,445 In State / $12,068 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $6,258 In State / $11,681 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.6% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $6,100 In State / $11,366 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.8% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $5,874 In State / $10,822 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.8% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $5,606 In State / $10,174 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 17.8% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $4,758 In State / $9,185 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.6% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $4,548 In State / $8,236 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.8% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $4,259 In State / $7,687 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.6% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $4,071 In State / $7,427 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.2% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $4,062 In State / $9,418 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 1.9% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $3,988 In State / $8,850 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.3% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $3,822 In State / $8,796 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 14% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $3,354 In State / $8,112 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -4.4% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $3,509 In State / $8,347 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.6% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $3,261 In State / $6,655 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $3,020 In State / $5,396 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 15.2% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $2,621 In State / $4,708 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 17.1% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $2,238 In State / $4,094 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -3.1% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $2,310 In State / $3,732 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 15.8% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $1,995 In State / $3,424 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.1% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $1,845 In State / $3,241 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Lock Haven University ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $18,044. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 63 $36,088
2 year cost
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other Bachelor's Degree 58 $72,176
4 year cost
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Bachelor's Degree 50 $72,176
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 39 $72,176
4 year cost
Social Work Bachelor's Degree 32 $72,176
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 20 $72,176
4 year cost
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Associate's Degree 18 $36,088
2 year cost
Social Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 17 $72,176
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 16 $72,176
4 year cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Bachelor's Degree 12 $72,176
4 year cost
Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Degree 11 $72,176
4 year cost
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Bachelor's Degree 11 $72,176
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 11 $72,176
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $72,176
4 year cost
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 9 $72,176
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $72,176
4 year cost
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Associate's Degree 7 $36,088
2 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $72,176
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $72,176
4 year cost
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree 5 $72,176
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $72,176
4 year cost
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $72,176
4 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 4 $36,088
2 year cost
Mass Communication/Media Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $72,176
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 3 $72,176
4 year cost
International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Degree 2 $72,176
4 year cost
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Bachelor's Degree 2 $72,176
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 2 $72,176
4 year cost
Management Information Systems, General Associate's Degree 2 $36,088
2 year cost
Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $72,176
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Physical Sciences, Other Associate's Degree 1 $36,088
2 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Rhetoric and Composition Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 1 $72,176
4 year cost

About Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University is a four year public college located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.  Full time enrollment is 4,864 and part time is 534.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 5,072 applicants. 3,118 were admitted and 1,261 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Learn more about Lock Haven University at CollegeSimply.

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  • 401 North Fairview Street
  • Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
  • 17745-2390

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