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Master of Arts in Teaching

Instructions for Graduate Applications

for Hickory and Asheville

Hickory Application Priority Deadline: March 1 for the Summer 2015 Cohort.

Asheville Applications are accepted year round for Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms.

Each applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • An undergraduate cumulative GPA of a 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE minimum scores of: 147 on each the verbal and quantitative sections and a 3.5 on the analytical section; or
  • an MAT minimum score of a 390; or
  • Praxis I minimum scores of Reading 176, Writing 173, and Math 173 

To Apply:

  • Click on Hickory or Asheville for your choice of campus.
  • Click Here to submit your non-refundable $35.00 application fee online, or mail a check or money order to the address above.

Application Materials Needed:

  1. Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you have attended
  2. Official copy of GRE, MAT, or Praxis I test scores
  3. Resume 
  4. The Short-Answer Question and Essay 
  5. Upon enrollment, a criminal background check through using code EO50

In addition to the required documentation for a completed application, the following may also be requested:

  1. An interview with the admissions committee
  2. Content area testing
  3. Letters of Recommendation 

Go to Forms & Instructions for Submitting Application Materials to find out how easy it is to submit your forms electronically! 

Send Official Transcripts and Test Scores to:

Hickory Campus: Lenoir-Rhyne University, Division of Enrollment Management, LR Box 7227,  Hickory, NC 28603. 

Asheville Campus: Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC  28801.

Thank you for your interest in Lenoir-Rhyne University!




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