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Admission


Your future starts here. Lenoir-Rhyne University offers an education with tremendous value that fosters social mobility, engaged faculty who are invested in your personal success and a supportive campus community.

We offer a variety of degrees for undergraduate, graduate and seminary students. In addition, prospective students have three campus locations to choose from: Hickory, Asheville and Columbia, in addition to online programs.

Get in touch with an undergraduate admission counselor, graduate admission counselor or seminary admission contact today and start your next great adventure at Lenoir-Rhyne. 

The Value of an LR Degree


Whether you're pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, education is a major investment. But we know it's worth it.

Our small class sizes translate to individualized and hands-on learning, giving you a more significant return on investment than at other universities where you get lost in the crowd.

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Academics


We offer a variety of undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Plus, our intimate learning environment enables our faculty to connect deeply with each student.

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Aaron Cotteral

At Lenoir-Rhyne, I learned to accept and step up to challenges. As a student-athlete, I developed communication and leadership skills that prepared me for success in multiple arenas.

Aaron Cotteral '07, Communication

What Makes Us Different


Whether it's our small class sizes, supportive campus communities or a variety of majors, discover what makes Lenoir-Rhyne University so unique.

Campus Life


Our campuses in Hickory, Asheville and Columbia offer small campus community environments while providing lots of opportunities for off-campus fun and outdoor recreation.

Faculty & Staff


Our experienced faculty and staff are the backbone of our great university.

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News & Events

LR students take a group photo by main stairs at NCAS meeting

12 LR students presented their research at the 2024 meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences, earning awards and sharing the thrills of discovery.

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A sampling of nine molds in petri dishes from Christina Fisher's research

In the microbiology lab, Christina Fisher '25 investigates the antimicrobial potential of molds and fungi, and the accolades are adding up.

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