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Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%

Lenoir Rhyne University Academics

Lenoir-Rhyne University requires a minimum of 128 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Lenoir-Rhyne University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Lenoir-Rhyne University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 45% of students who start college at Lenoir-Rhyne University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Lenoir-Rhyne University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Lenoir-Rhyne University?

Lenoir-Rhyne University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Lenoir-Rhyne University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Lenoir-Rhyne University

When choosing a major, Lenoir-Rhyne University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Lenoir-Rhyne University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lenoir-Rhyne University

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Lenoir-Rhyne University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Have An Online Program?

✅ Lenoir-Rhyne University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Give AP Credit?

✅ Lenoir-Rhyne University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Lenoir-Rhyne University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Require Internships?

❌ Students at Lenoir-Rhyne University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Lenoir-Rhyne University does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University Library

The main library on campus is the Carl Rudisill Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Lenoir-Rhyne University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Lenoir Rhyne University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Charlotte

•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University


Does Lenoir-Rhyne University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Lenoir Rhyne University does not have any ROTC programs.

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