Lenoir-Rhyne University is one of the 49 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in North Carolina. Its campus is small in size and located in Hickory. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 408 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 298 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%).
Every year 43% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Evangelical Lutheran Church
|On Campus HousingYes|
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools|
12/09/2013 - Current
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
04/01/1969 - 06/30/2006
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||970 to 1170|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Recommendations Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,460/credit|
|In State Students||$1,460/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,460/credit|
|In District Students||$575/credit|
|In State Students||$575/credit|
|Out of State Students||$575/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Lenoir-Rhyne University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$3,948|
|State Grant & Scholarships||59%||$4,775|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$22,213|
|Federal Student Loans||69%||$6,074|
$19,380Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$17,407|
|$30,001 to $48,000$16,820|
|$48,001 to $75,000$18,724|
|$75,001 to $110,000$20,763|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.