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RIBN Program



Hickory Collaborative RIBN Application

Thank you for your interest in the Hickory Collaborative RIBN Program! The deadline to apply for Fall, 2014 is March 1, 2014.


Student Disclosure Form must be printed and mailed to LRU.


Personal Information




Additional Information

The following information is used for statistical purposes.*

*Responses to questions regarding race, national origin, and ethnic heritage are optional. Questions regarding citizenship must be answered. Information gathered will be used only for statistical purposes and will not be used in any discriminatory manner.



List the high schools and colleges/universities (if applicable) that you have attended. (Have official transcripts from all schools attended sent to Lenoir-Rhyne University, Office of Enrollment Management, RIBN Advisor, Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603 USA):





*Information for reporting to the North Carolina Board of Nursing only
NOTICE - Students must meet all requirements to be considered for admission into the Hickory Collaborative RIBN Program. Meeting all of the requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. Admission to the program is highly competitive. After meeting all of the admission requirements for both Lenoir-Rhyne University and the Community College selected on the application, applicants will be ranked numerically. A detailed description of how the point system works is in the admission criteria packet as well as online at


Hickory Collaborative RIBN Checklist

Please use this checklist for items that MUST be submitted after filling out this online application!


Community College Information






The following High School courses are Required for acceptance into the Hickory Collaborative RIBN Program:

  • Four (4) units of English
  • Two (2) units of a language other than English (MUST be progressive)
  • One (1) unit of American History
  • Three (3) units of mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, & Geometry). Other math such as Statistics is encouraged but not required.
  • One (1) unit of a laboratory science (other than Chemistry)
  • One (1) unit of Chemistry (Required) – must be within last 5 years

Courses MUST be listed on High School Transcript


TEAS-V Exam (Test of Essential Academic Skills)
In addition to the required high school courses, students will be given permission to take the TEAS-V Exam by one of the RIBN Advisors.



Note: Failure to answer the following questions fully will delay the processing of your application:






  1. SAT and/or ACT scores
  2. Student Disclosure Form
  3. High School Transcript
  4. Community College Transcript, if available


Today's date: July 30, 2014


Mae S. Mills
RIBN Student Success Advocate/Advisor

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