Commonwealth University - Lock Haven

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Location: Lock Haven, PA
Number of undergraduate students: 2,900 (year)
Type of Institution: Public - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
Setting: Rural
Delivery Format: traditional day
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As of July 1, 2022, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania joined Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and Mansfield University of Pennsylvania as one single institution with multiple unique locations and campus experiences to be called, Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania. 

At this time, students interested in transfer to Lock Haven Commonwealth University should still contact the Lock Haven University Admissions office for transfer information and assistance. 

Community College of Philadelphia has has two types of transfer agreements with Lock Haven Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: core-to-core and program-to-program. To benefit from these agreements, students must earn an appropriate associate degree before transfer.

Statewide Transfer Agreement

As one of Pennsylvania’s public universities within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), Lock Haven Commonwealth University is a member of the Pennsylvania Statewide Transfer System, dedicated to accepting the transfer of Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees into parallel baccalaureate programs with full junior standing, recognizing all the competencies attained within the associate degree programs. The associate degree may integrate courses to satisfy part of a 30-credit framework.

To benefit from this program-to-program agreement, students must earn an appropriate associate degree before transfer.

Students are encouraged to visit to explore transfer opportunities with institutions that participate in the Statewide Transfer System and to view Community College of Philadelphia courses that are part of the 30 credit framework mentioned above. Courses from the 30 credit framework are recommended to be integrated into a student's degree program at Community College of Philadelphia.


The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) institutions recognize that students who transfer from Community College of Philadelphia with an Associate of Science or an Associate of Arts degree:

Shall have satisfied the general education requirements at the receiving university (in this case, Lock Haven Commonwealth University). Exceptions may be made for the following, provided that these exceptions do not extend the student’s time to the degree: (a) One signature general education course (up to 3 credits), if applicable; (b) Any prescribed general education course required for the major, if not satisfactorily completed; (c) General education overlays satisfied in advanced courses in the major. (PASSHE Transfer policy.)

Students are encouraged to ask the Lock Haven Commonwealth University admissions representative about this policy and about a possible signature course required upon transfer to Lock Haven Commonwealth University.

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Contact Information

For information concerning transfer please schedule an appointment to visit a Community College of Philadelphia academic advisor or counselor. Students are also welcome to contact the transfer institution directly.

Community College of Philadelphia

Academic Advising
Bonnell Building, BG-12
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Counseling Center
Bonnell Building, BG-7
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Lock Haven Commonwealth University

Office of Admissions
401 N. Fairview Street, Lock Haven, PA
(570) 484-2027

Approved Academic Degree Programs

The following Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs at Community College of Philadelphia are approved for program-to-program to Lock Haven Commonwealth University.

Students interested in transfer for programs other than those listed should contact a Lock Haven Commonwealth University undergraduate admissions representative and/or meet with a Community College of Philadelphia academic advisor or counselor to discuss an appropriate plan of transfer.

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CCP Programsort descending Bachelor Program
Art and Design Art
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Biology Biology
Business - General Business Administration
Business Administration Business Administration
Chemistry Chemistry
Communication Studies Communication Studies
Computer Science Applied Computer Science
Education - Early Childhood (Birth to 4th Grade) Education (Birth to 4th Grade)
English English
Mass Media Mass Media
Mathematics Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education Mathematics
Psychology Psychology