Graduate Program Overview

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Hickory, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,060. It offers twenty-six (26) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLenoir-Rhyne University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC
Graduate School Students903 students
267 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$12,060
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 26 Graduate Programs
24 Master's, 1 Doctorate, 1 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Lenoir-Rhyne University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $12,060 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $670.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$670
Books & Supplies$1,360
Room & Board$12,800 (On-Campus) / $12,800 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,250 (On-Campus) / $3,250 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,470
Off-Campus Total$29,470
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$10,350$10,620$10,980$11,700$12,060

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Lenoir-Rhyne University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 26 major areas - 24 Master's (10 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs). 279 students have been conferred Master's degree and 25 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
English Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,686 students enrolled in Lenoir-Rhyne University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 903 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 207 male and 696 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 539 full-time and 364 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 267 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 112 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students207
Women Students696
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students539
Part-time Students364
By race/ethnicity 671 White, 98 Black, and 12 Asian students are attending at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races24
16 students are younger than 22 and 171 students are older than 65. The school has 535 students aged between 22 and 30 and 181 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under16
40 & Over171
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Lenoir-Rhyne University, 267 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 112 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment903
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses267
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses112
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses524
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses267
North Carolina Resident219
Other State In U.S.48
Outside of U.S.0

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