Lenoir-Rhyne University Admission RequirementsHickory, North Carolina
Chances of getting into Lenoir Rhyne University
How hard is it to get into Lenoir-Rhyne University and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,759 out of 5,087 applicants were admitted making Lenoir-Rhyne University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Lenoir Rhyne University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Lenoir-Rhyne University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT57%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lenoir Rhyne University?
Lenoir Rhyne University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg +||74%-83%|
|960 to 1070||Avg -||63%-74%|
|850 to 960||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 850||Low||<50%|
Lenoir-Rhyne University ACT Scores
ACT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT65%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
Avg. High School GPA3.7
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Lenoir Rhyne University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lenoir Rhyne University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lenoir-Rhyne University accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||10%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
80% of Lenoir Rhyne University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||47%|
|Top 50% of class||80%|
|Bottom 50% of class||20%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||17%||14%|
What are the requirements for admission to Lenoir Rhyne University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198835 IPEDS survey data for Lenoir Rhyne University.
Frequently Asked Questions
57% of students submit their SAT scores to Lenoir-Rhyne University. 65% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to Lenoir-Rhyne University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.