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The Lenoir-Rhyne Experience


If you want to know whether Lenoir-Rhyne is the right university for you, why not hear from someone who’s been in your shoes? Our student testimonials speak for themselves.

Cortney Hildebran Cooke

The really big difference for me between LR and other schools is the atmosphere. From the first moment I stepped on LR's campus, it was completely different and welcoming.

Cortney Hildebran Cooke '20, MBA 2021

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.

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Academics


We know you need plenty of options when it comes to creating a more fulfilling and successful professional life. That's why we offer more than 20 graduate and doctoral programs to choose from as you consider your options for graduate school.

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Learning that Fits Your Life


Turn your ambition into action with a master's degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University. We offer flexible graduate degree programs in Hickory, Asheville, Columbia and online.

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Graduate & Certificate Programs
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Graduate Students Across Three Campuses
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A chance meeting with a fellow veteran inspired alumnus Mark Hager '99 to write his book: “The Last of the 357th Infantry: Harold Frank’s WWII Story of Faith and Courage.”

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With the closing of another academic year, the Bear family says goodbye to five faculty and staff members retiring after more than 20 years of service to the university.

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