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Lenoir - Rhyne University Overview

Located in Hickory, North Carolina, Lenoir - Rhyne University is a private not-for-profit institution. Hickory is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Lenoir - Rhyne University Known For?

323 Undergraduate Awards
$31,806 Avg Cost After Aid
74% Acceptance Rate
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Lenoir - Rhyne University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lenoir - Rhyne University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lenoir - Rhyne University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lenoir - Rhyne University?

Location of Lenoir - Rhyne University

Contact details for Lenoir - Rhyne University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 625 7Th Avenue Ne, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: 828-328-1741
Website: www.lr.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LenoirRhyne
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lenoirrhyne

How Do I Get Into Lenoir - Rhyne University?

You can apply to Lenoir - Rhyne University online at: www.lr.edu/admission/undergraduate

Admission Requirements for Lenoir - Rhyne University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lenoir - Rhyne University?

74% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
54% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Lenoir - Rhyne University is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 54% of students accepted to Lenoir - Rhyne University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 490 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lenoir - Rhyne University  ( 480 to 580 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Lenoir - Rhyne University  ( 490 to 590 )
200
800
Lenoir - Rhyne University received ACT scores from 67% of accepted students.
ACT English Scores for Lenoir - Rhyne University  ( 18 to 25 )
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36

ACT Math Scores for Lenoir - Rhyne University  ( 18 to 24 )
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36

Can I Afford Lenoir - Rhyne University?

$31,806 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lenoir - Rhyne University is $31,806. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lenoir - Rhyne University, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $6,153 a year. That adds up to $24,612 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lenoir - Rhyne University is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lenoir - Rhyne University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,589 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,846 undergraduate students at Lenoir - Rhyne University, with 1,589 being full-time and 257 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lenoir - Rhyne University

There are also 896 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,589 full-time undergraduates at Lenoir - Rhyne University, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lenoir - Rhyne University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lenoir - Rhyne University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lenoir - Rhyne University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 184
Hispanic or Latino 135
White 1,039
International Students 80
Other Races/Ethnicities 123

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Lenoir - Rhyne University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 30 countries are represented at Lenoir - Rhyne University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Spain, and Canada.

Online Learning at Lenoir - Rhyne University

294 Took All Classes Online
1,089 Took At Least One Class Online
25.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at Lenoir - Rhyne University. In 2017-2018, 1,089 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lenoir - Rhyne University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 62nd most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Lenoir - Rhyne University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lenoir - Rhyne University was 25.8%. This is the #771 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lenoir - Rhyne University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lenoir - Rhyne University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 19%
Education 18%
Educational Administration 20%
Entrepreneurial Studies 70%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lenoir - Rhyne University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lenoir - Rhyne University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Services #13
Health & Physical Education #27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #29
Public Administration & Social Service #48
Educational Administration #61
Teacher Education Grade Specific #62
Nursing #133
Education #165
Business Administration & Management #209
Health Professions #230
Business, Management & Marketing #265

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lenoir - Rhyne University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Health & Physical Education 56 6 62
Nursing 44 16 60
Business Administration & Management 5 46 51
Allied Health Professions 0 44 44
Mental & Social Health Services 0 41 41
Teacher Education Grade Specific 17 23 40
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 31 31
Human Services 13 16 29
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 22 0 22
Finance & Financial Management 21 0 21
General Biology 14 0 14
General Psychology 14 0 14
Accounting 10 0 10
Entrepreneurial Studies 8 2 10
General English Literature 10 0 10
Health/Medical Prep Programs 10 0 10
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 10 10
Student Counseling 0 8 8
Marketing 7 0 7
Computer Information Systems 7 0 7
Public Health 0 7 7
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 0 7
Sustainability Science 0 6 6
Communication & Media Studies 5 0 5
Information Science 5 0 5
Educational Administration 0 5 5
Health Sciences & Services 5 0 5
Mathematics 4 0 4
Physics 4 0 4
Sociology 4 0 4
History 3 0 3
Chemistry 3 0 3
Design & Applied Arts 3 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 3
International Business 2 0 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 0 2
General Engineering Technology 2 0 2
Writing Studies 0 2 2
Religious Studies 2 0 2
Economics 2 0 2
International Relations & National Security 2 0 2
Political Science & Government 2 0 2
Romance Languages 1 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1 1
Natural Resources Conservation 1 0 1
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 1 1
Sacred Music 1 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 1 0 1
Music 1 0 1
Area Studies 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0
TOTAL 323 265 588

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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