LHU Clearfield Fast Facts


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LHU Clearfield Fast Facts

LHU Clearfield is...

  • A community-based campus of the Lock Haven University, that is proud to serve north-central PA
  • The most affordable university in the region.
  • Part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
  • A great place to start and finish…we are the right size and right fit!


  • LHU Clearfield is located in a small, friendly community situated along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, between I-80 exits 120 and 123 on route 322.
  • The town of Clearfield sits amid scenic beauty. It boasts a quiet and pleasant downtown and access to many outdoor activities around the area.
  • The Lock Haven Campus is approximately one hour to the east, and is accessible to all Clearfield students for educational, social, cultural, and athletic activities.


  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 375 students – 60% are traditional aged (18-24) and 70% are seeking their degrees by attending full-time.
  • 77% female; 62% are from Clearfield County.
  • LHU Clearfield is home to a cohort of graduate students completing the Master’s in Health Science - Physician Assistant program (one of four LHU locations).


  • 9 undergraduate majors, including associate and bachelor degrees.
  • Most popular majors include Nursing, Healthcare Professions, and Criminal Justice.
  • Non-credit career development programming in healthcare occupations.
  • Newest degree offerings include Criminal Justice (B.S.) with a concentration in Conservation Law.
  • All courses taught by highly qualified faculty that deliver on our promise of academic excellence.

LHU Clearfield Offers...

  • Academic support services, including access to the Student Learning Resource Center, professional and peer tutoring, skills-focused workshops, and strong connections with faculty.
  • A full-service academic library that provides access to resources worldwide.
  • International service learning opportunities, including overseas travel.
  • Student involvement opportunities, including our new Student Leadership Center.
  • Convenient living options, including on-campus residential experience.

Faculty and Staff...

  • 30 full-time employees, including 9 administrative staff and 21 faculty. Courses taught by full-time faculty not graduate students or teaching assistants.
  • Admissions and registrar staff on-site; financial aid assistance available; students are advised by knowledgeable faculty.

Contact Clearfield

Commonwealth University - Clearfield

201 University Drive, Clearfield, PA 16830
(814) 768-3405

Office Hours

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday

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