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Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, NC
University Website: www.lr.edu
Apply Online: www.lr.edu/admissions/apply
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Lenoir–Rhyne University is a co-educational, private liberal arts university founded in 1891 and located in Hickory, North Carolina, USA. The university is affiliated with the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

In 2010-11 Lenoir-Rhyne enrolled approximately 1,980 students of which 1,653 were undergraduate with a gender distribution of 35.4 percent male students and 64.6 percent female students. 55.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 45.0 percent of students live off campus. Lenoir–Rhyne University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

In 2011 the U.S. News & World Report rankings placed the university 11th in the South in the category Best Comprehensive Colleges – Bachelor's. Lenoir–Rhyne University was ranked first in North Carolina in its category in its America's Best Colleges issue. In 2005, Lenoir–Rhyne University was also selected as a "College of Distinction" by Colleges of distinction based on student engagement, quality teaching, community, and successful outcomes.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,524.00 avg tuition

625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 328-1741

Apply online Admissions:
www.lr.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
finaid.lr.edu/home

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Lenoir-Rhyne University

Statistics:
Applied 4,022
Admitted 2,887 72%
Enrolled total 403
Full Time: 403
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 540
SAT Math 460 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 40%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,524.00 $26,524.00 $26,524.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,100.00 $1,100.00 $1,100.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,470.00 $7,470.00 $7,470.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $415.00 $415.00 $415.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,370.00 $9,370.00 $2,850.00
Other Expenses $2,850.00 $2,850.00 $2,850.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,160.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $18,951.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 92%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,393.00

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
International Finance X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Development X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Health and Wellness, General X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
Forestry, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
American Government and Politics (United States) X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Religious/Sacred Music X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows Program $3,000 February 01, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 17, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Charlie R. and Charles J. Silver Family Scholarship $1,000 March 15, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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