77
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Lenoir-Rhyne University / Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary is located in Hickory, NC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Divinity (M Div)
Master of Sacred Theology (STM)
Master of Arts in Religion (MAR)
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th October 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.3%
Black or African American 18.18%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15.58%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (8)
Male (11)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theology in the twenty-first century, Biblical interpretation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC  28601
United States
Contact Rev. Dr. Clay Schmit
Provost, School of Theology
Email: clay.schmit@lr.edu
Phone: 803-786-5150