Ready to apply or have questions?

Contact your high school guidance counselor or call (828) 328-7382.

If you’re a student at one of the following schools, there’s a good chance you’re eligible for LR’s High School Enrichment Program, which would allow you to take college-level courses as a high school junior or senior. Participating school systems and private schools include:

  • Catawba County Schools
  • Hickory Public Schools
  • Tri-City Christian School
  • Hickory Christian School
  • Home Schooled Students
  • Newton-Conover High School
  • Discovery High School


Minimum Requirements for the HSE Program:

  • 3.5 Weighted GPA or 3.0 Unweighted GPA
  • SAT or ACT Score (Juniors in their first semester may use PSAT or PLAN scores)
  • Must be in the Junior or Senior Year of High School
  • Must be at least 16 years of age


Keep the following in mind when applying:

  • You may take only 100 and 200 level courses at Lenoir-Rhyne.
  • You may take only 6 credit hours (2 classes) per academic year


Ready to apply? Contact your high school guidance counselor or call Lenoir-Rhyne University at (828) 328-7382.