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Colleges / Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%

Lenoir Rhyne University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Lenoir-Rhyne University. The acceptance rate at Lenoir-Rhyne University is 77%. Out of 6,194 applications received in 2023, 4,746 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Lenoir-Rhyne University, the application fee costs $35.

Lenoir-Rhyne University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Lenoir-Rhyne University's admissions stats.

Lenoir-Rhyne University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist No

Lenoir-Rhyne University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Lenoir-Rhyne University?

Lenoir-Rhyne University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Lenoir-Rhyne University Admissions

Is Lenoir-Rhyne University Difficult To Get Into?

Lenoir Rhyne University is a moderately difficult school to get into.

In 2022, Lenoir Rhyne University accepted 77% of all applicants, approximately 4,746 from 6,194 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lenoir Rhyne University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

For applicants who are not residents of North Carolina, getting into Lenoir-Rhyne University is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Lenoir-Rhyne University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Lenoir-Rhyne University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Lenoir-Rhyne University

Wondering what factors are considered by Lenoir-Rhyne University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Important
Work Experience Important
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important

Make sure to check with Lenoir-Rhyne University for more information on admission factors.

Lenoir-Rhyne University Application Requirements

To apply to Lenoir-Rhyne University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Lenoir-Rhyne University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lenoir-Rhyne University?

Students admitted to Lenoir-Rhyne University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Lenoir-Rhyne University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Lenoir-Rhyne University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Transfer students can enroll in Lenoir-Rhyne University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Lenoir-Rhyne University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lenoir-Rhyne University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University accept transfer credits?

✅ Lenoir-Rhyne University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lenoir-Rhyne University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Lenoir-Rhyne University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Lenoir-Rhyne University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lenoir-Rhyne University?

❌ No, Lenoir-Rhyne University is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Lenoir-Rhyne University's acceptance rate?

✅ Lenoir-Rhyne University has an acceptance rate of 77%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lenoir-Rhyne University?

❌ Lenoir-Rhyne University does not offer early decision.

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Lenoir Rhyne University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Lenoir Rhyne University? Lenoir Rhyne University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lenoir Rhyne University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.


Lenoir Rhyne University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Lenoir Rhyne University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Lenoir Rhyne University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lenoir Rhyne University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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