U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
Lenoir-Rhyne University is a private institution that was founded in 1891. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,544, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lenoir-Rhyne University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 15. Its tuition and fees are $29,310 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Lenoir-Rhyne provides an unparalleled quality of caring and a friendly, nurturing environment in which students develop a sense of belonging from their freshman to senior year. Our students experience close relationships with faculty and staff who are role models and mentors. The liberal arts and sciences serve as the foundation for a variety of careers and as guidance for a meaningful life. We emphasize theoretical and practical experiences in education that develop students to their fullest potential through a sense of vocation and service. We honor our traditions. We encourage faith development, continuous learning, respect for difference and academic freedom.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church in America|
When applying to Lenoir-Rhyne University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Lenoir-Rhyne University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 83.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||83.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Lenoir-Rhyne University is 12:1, and the school has 66.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lenoir-Rhyne University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Psychology; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Philosophy and Religious Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||33%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Lenoir-Rhyne University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,544, with a gender distribution of 40.9 percent male students and 59.1 percent female students. At this school, 49 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 51 percent of students live off campus. Lenoir-Rhyne University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Lenoir-Rhyne University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Lenoir-Rhyne University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 86 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lenoir-Rhyne University.
|Students who have cars on campus||86%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$29,310 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$10,040 (2013-14)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data