Lenoir-Rhyne University

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 7227

Hickory, NC 28603

(828) 328-7300

(800) 277-5721

Fax: (828) 328-7378

Contact: Karen Feezor

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 7163

Hickory, NC 28603

(828) 328-1741


Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 346

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,347

Graduate enrollment: 181


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
If submitting ACT, the writing section is required

Very important admission factors:

Class Rank
Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA

Important admission factors:

Application Essay
Standardized Test Scores


Alumni Relation
Character/Personal Qualities
Extracurricular Activities
Geographical Residence
Racial/Ethnic Status
Religious Affiliation or Commitment
State Residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience
First generation college student
Level of Applicant’s Interest

School achievement record most important.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Psychology Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering Technology – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Premedicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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