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LHU is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. It is one of 14 public universities owned by the commonwealth. The Haven is located in the city of Lock Haven in beautiful central Pennsylvania. It’s the perfect setting to focus on your studies…and have a lot of fun on the way to your degree.

On the banks of the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania is a university where students receive excellent career preparation, develop life-long friendships and never feel like they are "just a number." At Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania our enrollment of 5,250 students ensures student-centered classes and as a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, LHU costs are affordable. Pursuing an education is also about enjoying college life too! There are several recreation facilities that are open to all students and with over 120 clubs and organizations there is something for everyone!

Living in the Bald Eagles Community

We consider both the campus and the city of Lock Haven as our community.

The Haven provides: • more than 40 academic majors • 120 clubs and organizations • A wide variety of intramural and varsity sports • Recreation facilities open to all students, including several gymnasiums, athletic fields, a swimming pool, weight training and cardio equipment, and a climbing wall • Guaranteed housing for all freshmen in comfortable dorms, with all rooms wired for Net access • Food that will make Bentley Dining Hall one of your favorite places on campus • Beautiful surroundings • A friendly campus community All in all, it’s a great “home away from home!