At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1891
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $33,730
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Lutheran Church
Location and setting

Urban

Hickory, NC

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 70%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 8%
  • Application Fee
  • $35
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

82%

Top half of HS class

46%

Top quarter of HS class

18%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 430-540
  • Math
  • 440-550
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • N/A
  • English
  • 18-25
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 70%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 8%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 1,710

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$33,730

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,160

books and supplies

$11,600

room and board

$46,490

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$33,730

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,160

books and supplies

$11,600

room and board

$46,490

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $17,840
  • $30-$48K
  • $15,765
  • $48-$75K
  • $17,659
  • $75-$110K
  • $20,612
  • $110 & UP
  • $20,856
Financial aid

100%

Receiving Financial Aid

49%

Receiving Federal Grants

71%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

1,710

Total undergrad enrollment

813

Total grad students

14%

Out-of-state

84%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 60%

    FEMALE

  • 40

    MALE
Organizations

60

Student Organizations

4

Fraternities

4

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

49%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 2%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 12%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 6%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 64%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

128

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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