B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B-
Lenoir-Rhyne University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Lutheran
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
Address
625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Website

Lenoir-Rhyne University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1100
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$19,972/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,840/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,580/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,104/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,361/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,525/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
58%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.24 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.26 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.26 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,378Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
37%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Althete
    39%
  • Intelligent
    22%
  • Unique
    22%
  • Confident
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.31 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Nice enviroment
    38%
  • Very layback and caring
    24%
  • Calm
    14%
  • Fling wide
    14%
  • Home
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
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The campus at Lenoir-Rhyne University is stunning! It is one of the smaller college campus' if you compare it to colleges like Duke, NC State or others but it is friendly, family-like, and faculty is concerned about you. The class size is small so that as a student you get to know your professor and they get to know you. You are not a number, you are a person. That makes learning much more meaningful.
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There is a decent amount of racial diversity on campus, however, most of the non-white students are athletes. Most everybody is some form of Christian - the school is ELCA Lutheran and probably 15% of students are Lutheran, however, the majority of students come from a baptist background. If you asked the whole student population their political affiliation I wouldn't be surprised if a slight majority came from republican households, however, for the most part students are apathetic to politics (although there is a very strong College Republican chapter). I would say that the students are very accepting and welcoming of diversity.
I like that the professors are willing to help and make it a priority to learn everyone's name. The students are people and not just a number. All staff, including security and cafeteria staff, were friendly. I feel like the food could be potentially better. The dorms need more attention than what they get. Cheap paint and having to deal with mold constantly is terrible.