Lenoir-Rhyne University Rankings

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In the World#4473 of 14178
In North America#1239 of 2629
In the United States#1164 of 2528
In North Carolina#32 of 66
In Hickory#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$19,034 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,846
Graduates
896
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
lr.edu

Lenoir-Rhyne University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%77%78%
Applicants4,7911,7223,069
Admissions3,7341,3282,406
Freshmen enrolled full time454211243
Freshmen enrolled part time27423

661 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

244 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
254 or 56%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lenoir-Rhyne University are 970-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
291 or 64%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lenoir-Rhyne University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1839 (67%)
Black or African American284 (10%)
Hispanic193 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown153 (6%)
Two or more races115 (4%)
Nonresident Alien98 (4%)
Asian52 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,034/year
Average aid awarded
$30,759
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,921
$30-48K$17,661
$48-75K$18,056
$75-110K$22,555
$110K+$20,776

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$37,400$10,980
Tuition in-state$37,400$10,980
Tuition out-of-state$37,400$10,980
Fee in-district$600
Fee in-state$600
Fee out-of-state$600

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,076
Combined charge for room and board$12,510

Lenoir-Rhyne University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse44
Kinesiology and Exercise Science376
Business Administration and Management, General536
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor41
Physician Assistant36
Occupational Therapy & Therapist31
Human Services, General1216
Management Science22
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management19
Nursing Administration16
Secondary Education and Teaching15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
Psychology, General13
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth58
Finance, General11
English Language and Literature, General10
Elementary Education and Teaching9
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies72
Athletic Training & Trainer8
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services8
Divinity & Ministry8
Computer and Information Sciences, General7
Accounting7
Organizational Leadership7
Public Health, General7
Sustainability Studies6
Communication, General5
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration5
Physics, General4
Health and Wellness, General4
Mathematics, General4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Information Science & Studies3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching3
Chemistry, General3
Sociology3
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management3
Graphic Design3
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration3
Engineering Technology, General2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
History, General2
International Relations and Affairs2
Music Teacher Education2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Political Science and Government, General2
Community College Education2
Creative Writing2
Theology & Theological Studies2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Environmental Studies1
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies1
Economics, General1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other1
Grand Total292265
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%44%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
226
Citations
3,249

Publication count by topic

Psychology
46
Medicine
31
Philosophy
26
Sociology
26
Biology
17
Mathematics
16
Political science
16
History
10
Computer science
9
Art
8
Engineering
4
Business
3
Geography
3
Chemistry
1
Environmental science
1
Materials science
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science1662287
Philosophy174819
Psychology20961,949
Sociology322754
Art32651
Medicine3689466
Mathematics423694
Geography451014
Biology4730171
Business495011
Computer science536136
Physics54201
Engineering56524
Materials science57053
Chemistry61583

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199007
199101
199212
199320
199416
199518
199611
199728
199833
1999515
2000539
2001133
2002751
2003363
2004566
2005282
2006376
2007798
20087107
20095151
201015151
20116163
201210196
20139157
201412200
201519234
201614232
201719241
201818247
201916197
202014259

General info

Alternative namesLRU
Founded1891
WikipediaLenoir–Rhyne University
MottoThe Truth Shall Make You Free. (John 8:32)
Colorsmaroon, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff380
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, North Carolina, 28601
United States
City population40,000
Phone8283281741
Fax+1 (828) 328 7368

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