Lock Haven University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to LHU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to LHU.

What are your chances at LHU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at LHU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At LHU, 16.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Lock Haven University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for LHU?

    LHU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of Some
    Interview Required of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, LHU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    LHU requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Lock Haven University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down LHU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Lock Haven University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to LHU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Lock Haven University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, LHU received 281 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 256 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for LHU is 91.1%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into LHU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at LHU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at LHU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 256 accepted transfer students, 144 students enrolled - that means the yield was 56.25%.

    LHU accepts 92 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford LHU

    LHU costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for LHU students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Lock Haven University transfer GPA requirements?

    LHU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, LHU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for LHU

    LHU has noted the additional policies: Students with minimum 2.0 GPA and associate degree from a Pennsylvania community college may be eligible for Academic Passport..

    Will you enjoy transferring to LHU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to LHU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Lock Haven...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at LHU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to LHU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into LHU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the LHU website for more info.
    LHU accepts 91.1% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into LHU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.31 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.44. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of LHU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 430 520 475
    SAT Reading 420 520 470
    2018 Total SAT Score 850 1040 945
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 25 21
    ACT Reading 18 23 20
    2018 Total ACT Score 36 48 42

    Lock Haven University’s average SAT score is 945. To be a competitive applicant for Lock Haven University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at LHU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at LHU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to LHU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to New Jersey City University
    Transfering to CUNY Medgar Evers College
    Transfering to LIU Brooklyn
    Transfering to California University of Pennsylvania
    Transfering to Clarion University of Pennsylvania