Access & Affordability

Financial Aid & Costs


We believe every student deserves access to an exceptional education.

That's why we provide access to grants, scholarships, loans and work study opportunities based on financial need and academic talent.

No matter your personal circumstance, there are many ways to finance your education, and we're here to help you every step of the way.

Your Education is Worth It


We understand that college is a big commitment, both personally and financially.

But we believe it's worth the investment.

Here at Lenoir-Rhyne, small class sizes ensure you get individualized attention and hands-on experience. That means you get a greater value out of the time you spend here.

Also, consider the return of investment in the long term. For every year you invest in your education, you're setting yourself up to make more money for years and even decades to come.

In addition to enriching your finances, an education at Lenoir-Rhyne also helps you develop values, character and experiences you'll take with you for the rest of your life.

Majors & Degree Programs


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An investment in college is worth it when you can pick a field of study for which you're passionate.

Whether you're getting your bachelor's degree right out of high school or returning to college to finish a degree, advance your skills or to launch a second career, Lenoir-Rhyne's academic offerings can help transform your future. 

Lenoir-Rhyne offers 50+ undergraduate majors, 20+ graduate and doctoral programs and a lifetime of free career development support. 

View Our Majors & Degree Programs

Additional Resources


We have the support you need to stay informed and on top of your finances.

Lenoir-Rhyne provides consumer information to assist enrolled and prospective students, their families, faculty, staff, visitors and the public in accessing information about higher education, and in making informed consumer choices. 

Visit the Financial Aid Consumer Information section for additional information, including student rights and responsibilities, financial aid and loan information and cohort default rates, among other resources.

  • College Affordability

    Net Price Calculator

    Unsure if you can afford college? We can help you crunch the numbers. Use our Net Price Calculator to see what you can expect to pay.

    Lenoir-Rhyne Promise

    If you are a qualifying high achieving high school or community college transfer student with a minimum 3.5 GPA, the Lenoir-Rhyne Promise rewards your hard work with a financial aid package worth at least 50 percent of the cost of tuition. No student or parent loans are packaged as part of the LR Promise.

    Accelerated Master's Degrees

    Take graduate courses while you complete your undergraduate degree and earn both degrees in less time than pursuing them separately. You can save upwards of $10,000 toward your graduate degree by participating in our Accelerated Master's Degrees program.

     

    View College Affordability
  • Paying Your Bill

    Learn more about your options to make payments and meet your deadlines.

    To access any of the items related to your Student Account, please log into Self-Service Portal. If you have difficulty logging into your student account, you can reach out to the IT Help Desk at 828.328.7350.

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Allie McNeely

Music has given me a family at Lenoir-Rhyne. I have made lifelong friends, and sharing the experience of studying music is such a personal and intense thing that brings people together.

Allie McNeely '19, Music Performance

Financial Aid Staff


The financial aid staff is here to assist you with all your financial aid questions and help you achieve your educational goals.

Director of Financial Aid
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Hickory, NC 28601
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Financial Aid Counselor
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Hickory, NC 28601
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Associate Director of Financial Aid
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Hickory, NC 28601
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News & Events

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Thanks to the support of alumni, families and friends, Lenoir-Rhyne University celebrated the end of another successful fiscal year on May 31, 2024.

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