Tuition & Fees

$33,730

$33,730

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
21%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,369
Declined + 625
Total Received 3,994
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Private (nonprofit)

1,587

undergraduate students

716

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Community Health
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Codes

SAT 5365
ACT 3118

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School Facts

Lenoir-Rhyne, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 100-acre campus is located in Hickory, in North Carolina's Piedmont region.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,303
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Hickory, NC

100-acre campus in Hickory (population: 40,361), 50 miles northwest of Charlotte. Served by air; major airport and train serve Charlotte; bus serves Statesville (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lenoir–Rhyne University
625 Seventh Avenue, NE
Hickory, NC 28601

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 13% of male students
 
4 sororities 8% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
21%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 7
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,369
Declined + 625
Total Received 3,994

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nathanael Summer
Director of Undergraduate Recruiting
P: 800 277-5721
F: 828 328-7039
admission@lr.edu

Cost

Tuition $33,730
Room & board $11,060
Books & supplies $1,160
Total $45,950
Average Financial Aid - $25,657
Total with Avg. Aid $20,293

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,657

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,794,279
State $3,672,625
Institutional $13,642,748
Other external $554,037
Total $20,663,689

Non-need-based

Federal $3,410
State $47,602
Institutional $2,258,381
Other external $143,884
Total $2,453,277

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Bears
School colors
black and cardinal red
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Athletic Training
Biology
Broadcast/Electronic Media
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministry
Community College Education
Community Health
Computer Science
Converging/Interactive Media
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Divinity
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Policy
Exercise Science
Finance
German
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Human/Community Service
Information Technology
International Business
International Economics
Leadership
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Studies
Middle Grades Education
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Politics/International Affairs
Politics/Law
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Medical Sciences
Professional Organizational Development
Psychology
Public Health
Public Relations
Religion
Religious Studies
Sacred Music
Sacred Theology
Social Entrepreneurship
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Studio Art
Sustainability
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

69%

1,587
students

Female
58%
917

Male
42%
670

Graduate

31%

716
students

Female
71%
506

Male
29%
210

undergraduateFull-time

86%

1,378
students

Female
56%
771

Male
44%
607

undergraduatePart-time

14%

209
students

Female
70%
146

Male
30%
63

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Nepal
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Eric Brandon
Director, International and Special Projects
828 328-7301
eric.brandon@lr.edu

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