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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 enrollment counselor, graduate enrollment counselor or seminary enrollment 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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Kimberly Dunbar

No other program that I found focused on both theology and leadership and offered fully virtual classes with hands-on learning opportunities in my community.

Kimberly Dunbar MA’21

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.

Associate Director of Financial Aid
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Hickory, NC 28601
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Assistant Director of Admission Operations
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Hickory, NC 28601
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Director of International Admission and Special Projects
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Hickory, NC 28601
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News & Events

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Board of Trustees has renewed the contract of Dr. Fred Whitt, LR president, for a six-year term. The board unanimously approved the new contract at its meeting in November; the contract became effective Jan. 1 and will continue through Jan. 1, 2028.

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After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in public health, Hannah Fowler initially thought she was done with school. But, after working in a doctor’s office, she realized her love for the clinical side of health care.

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