Admissions Office, LRC Box 7227Hickory, NC 28603 828-328-7300
About Lenoir-Rhyne College
  • Year of Foundation 1891
  • Size of Campus 100 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,426
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 29%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $12,870
  • Room and Board $4,920
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,358
Everyone who knows Lenoir-Rhyne agrees-there's something special about our university. As an alum, parent or friend you noticed that we hold forth the institutional values of excellence, integrity, care and curiousity. As a student of L-R maybe you had a professor who taught you how to think, a coach who showed you how to lead, or a mentor who set you on your professional path. As a friend of L-R you may have had the opportunity to grow through the many events offered during the school year. No matter what your connection to Lenoir-Rhyne you know it is a place that is rising to the future.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Chi Beta Phi, Mu Sigma Epsilon, Omnicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Alpha Theta
  • Percent students who are frat members 23%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frats 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Lutheran Student Movement, Baptist Student Union, Newman Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wesley Fellowship, Campus Crusades, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fling, Sign Troupe Convo, Steelman lectures, Homecoming
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, International Club
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 27%
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte (53), Greensboro (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Charlotte (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Newton (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 44%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 13%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 37%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 58%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (99%), fraternity housing (1%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Davidson College)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 27%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Catawba County Schools; Catawba Memeorial Hospital
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 65%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 750
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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