Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research (IR) works to uphold Lenoir-Rhyne's mission and vision by providing consistent and reliable data that informs and supports the university’s strategic plan and decisions. IR works all three of Lenoir-Rhyne's campus constituencies and levels of governance to:

  • identify university information needs;
  • collect, validate and analyze data for internal planning and assessment of institutional programs;
  • provide accurate findings to university constituents;
  • assist university and related partners regarding planning and assessment processes.

Facts and Comparisons

Through our Factbook you can learn more about our university including student enrollment, student success and our faculty and staff.

  • 2019-2020



    • First-Time Admission
      • First-Time, Full-Time Applications
      • First-Time, Full-Time Student Demographics
      • First-Time, Full-Time Student Standardized Test Scores and High GPA
      • First-Time Students by State and Region
      • NC High Schools Entering Students
    • Transfer Admission
    • Graduate Admission


    • Fall Enrollment and Demographics
    • Fall Enrollment by Major
    • Spring Enrollment and Demographics
    • Spring Enrollment by Major
    • Annual Enrollment by Unduplicated Headcount, FTE, and Credit Hours

    Tuition & Fees

    • Tuition & Fees

    Retention & Graduation Rates

    • First-Year Retention and Graduation Rates
    • Degrees Conferred

    Faculty & Staff

    • Faculty and Staff
    • Faculty and Staff Awards

    Campus Life

    Campus Engagement & Services

    • Career & Professional Development
    • Convocation Program
    • Engaged Scholars Program
    • Institute for Faith & Learning
    • Peer Tutoring Services
    • Solmaz Institute for Childhood Obesity
    • Teaching Scholars Program
    • Spirit of LR Marching Band
    • University Writing Center


    • By State


    • Athletic Highlights
  • 2018-2019

    2018-2019 Fact Book

  • 2017-2018
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided to all involved in a student's transition into higher education.