Lenoir-Rhyne University

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School Overview

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

www.lr.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 346

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,347

Graduate enrollment: 181

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 81%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%


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

Education

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

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

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

Degree levels 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.

Lenoir-Rhyne University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(828) 328-1741
Website:www.lr.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.lr.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Address:625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,523
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,652 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,730
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,730
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$26,472

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lenoir-Rhyne University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services92
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education156
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs144
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies31
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Physical Sciences2
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations12
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total35120

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education14
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total18

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lenoir-Rhyne University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,730
Out-of-state$33,730
Books and supplies$1,160

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,900
Out-of-state$9,900

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid448100%
Grant or scholarship aid448100%$26,472
Student loan aid32172%$6,389

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,39788%$22,957
Federal student loans1,02465%$7,219

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lenoir-Rhyne University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lenoir-Rhyne University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,3002,3483,952
Percent admitted100%67%72%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%8%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lenoir-Rhyne University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,523
Undergraduate enrollment1,710
Graduate enrollment813

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lenoir-Rhyne University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (College of Health Sciences)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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