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Lenoir-Rhyne University

Hickory, North Carolina

The Lenoir-Rhyne community passionately embraces the unknown. Curiosity propels to explore new ideas, to crave knowledge, and to engage the world in bold ways. United by a liberal arts mission, the point is made to know who you are and where you want to go. Professors will know students by name, and will challenge them in ways never imagined. Students are inspired and prepared to make their marks in the world.


Year Founded: 1891

Total Enrolled Students: 1,850

Student-professor Ratio: 12:1

Average Class Size: 17


“My professors are very helpful and are approachable and accessible. They always answer my questions or help guide me through coursework and assignments. They are very understanding that my job has to be a priority."

— Stephen Brabandt

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Office of Enrollment Management
Lenoir-Rhyne University
P.O. Box 7227
Hickory, NC 28603

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Admissions Phone Number: 800.277.5721

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