Graduate Cost & Financial Aid


Every student deserves access to an affordable education. We have the resources to make it happen.

A top-quality graduate education is both accessible and affordable at Lenoir-Rhyne. Among comparable universities, we’re one of the more affordable options. With our array of loans and financial aid options, you can make this exceptional value even better.

Types of Financial Aid


Learn what we offer in financial aid options to support your professional and personal goals.

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Cost of Attendance


Value. It’s a small word, but it can mean big things. We would argue that the value of a Lenoir-Rhyne education far exceeds its price tag. We also recognize that a college education is often one of the most significant investments you make. In our view, affordability should not be a barrier to earn your master’s degree.

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Cathleen Gaffney

The community and family aspect makes LR rare. I have never experienced a group of people that are more a family than Bear nation. The support we get from the Hickory area is unlike any other school.

Cathleen Gaffney '20 Finance/Marketing, MBA '21

Paying Your Bill


You will be responsible for paying your bill, including tuition, fees and other charges each semester, and Lenoir-Rhyne provides several methods to pay.

Pay Your Bill

Financial Aid Staff


To help you put the cost of a Lenoir-Rhyne education within reach of your college dreams, our financial aid staff can assist you. We are committed to providing answers to your questions.

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Hickory, NC 28601
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