1,699
Students
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28,898
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a Comprehensive institution located in Hickory, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC  28601
United States
Contact Phone: 828-328-1741

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,356
Applied
3,958
Accepted
1,699
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

3,371
Females Applied
2,555
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,985
Males Applied
1,403
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 7th November 21st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 535 480 580
SAT Math 530 490 590

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,400
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Fees

12,510
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

28,898
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,392
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,995
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,315
Avg. Loan Aid
17,497
Avg. Grant Aid
24,324
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,699
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.18%
Black or African American 11.65%
White or Caucasian 65.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 1.82%
Two or more races 3.53%
Other 7.53%

Gender

Male (40.79%)
Female (59.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, The Red Carpet Event and The Final Flip (exam pancake breakfasts)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Circle K, CAB, Nu Generation, Greek Organizations and Sign Troupe

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

271
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 130
Part-time - 141
Male - 128
Female - 143