Lenoir-Rhyne University

country rank  1337
world rank  4036

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Founded in 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hickory (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lenoir-Rhyne University (LRU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Lenoir-Rhyne University (LRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LRU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LRU
Founded 1891
Motto The Truth Shall Make You Free. (John 8:32)
Colours Maroon and black

University Location

Address 625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory
28603 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (828) 328 1741
Fax +1 (828) 328 7368

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 7227
Hickory 28603
(828) 328 7300
800 277 5721

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lenoir-Rhyne University's Library
Lenoir-Rhyne University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 227,258 physical volumes, 10,101 physical media, 146,168 digital/electronic medium and 145 licensed digital/electronic databases. Lenoir-Rhyne University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Lenoir-Rhyne University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,013 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2013


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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