Transform Your Future

The Lenoir-Rhyne Experience

We believe our university experience provides you with degree opportunities, support networks and affordability. Our alumni and student testimonials speak for themselves.

Caroline Black

The LR community truly cares and supports others around them. Whether it's local businesses supporting the Bears or students being there for others, you can always feel the love of the community.

Caroline Black '23, Exercise Science

Campus Life 

At Lenoir-Rhyne, you can easily access everything that makes college life complete:

  • 60+ student organizations and activities scheduled throughout the year.

  • Multiple dining opportunities ranging from our dining hall to Chick-Fil-A, Bento Sushi, Joe's Coffee and more.

  • Access to a fitness center, pool, athletic facilities and intramural offerings.

  • Health and wellness support.

  • Locations for study, quiet reflection and more.

We offer an inclusive and safe atmosphere where you can gather with friends, take a break from studying, hang out and relax.

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Jack D. Williams '21

I chose LR because of the community and available opportunities. Every faculty and staff member is dedicated to the care and success of every individual student.

Jack D. Williams '21, Criminal Justice


Our university is home to many programs, including nursing, sciences, education, business and liberal arts. You will have the opportunity to do internships, study abroad and service-learning experiences to further your education outside the classroom. Choose from more than 50 undergraduate programs to start on your path to achieving your degree.

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Go Beyond What’s Expected

We don’t just offer a world-class education—we create a community of passionate learners to lift you up and inspire you to become your best self.

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Student to Faculty Ratio
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As local positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise, the mask mandate on campus has been extended until further notice.

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With the release of the latest U.S. News & World Report and Niche rankings, Lenoir-Rhyne University has placed in top categories amongst peers.

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