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Colleges / Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

Lenoir Rhyne University Admissions

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

Lenoir Rhyne University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Lenoir Rhyne University 2022 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.

➡️ Find 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

How To Get Into Lenoir-Rhyne University

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

In 2021, Lenoir Rhyne University accepted 77% of students, around 4,746 from the 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 non-residents, 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's Most Important for Getting Into Lenoir Rhyne University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Lenoir Rhyne University

Curious about the factors that 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
Academic GPA Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work 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. Make sure to 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
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

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 highlights 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 considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

What is a Good SAT Score for Lenoir Rhyne University?

What is a Good ACT Score for Lenoir Rhyne University?

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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 and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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

❌ No, Lenoir Rhyne University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Lenoir Rhyne University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Lenoir Rhyne University is 77%.

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

❌ Lenoir Rhyne University does not offer early decision.

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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

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Lenoir Rhyne University ACT Scores


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Lenoir Rhyne University SAT Scores


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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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