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Admitted Students


Welcome to Lenoir-Rhyne. Here you will find the next steps you need to complete and other key information for admitted students.

We are excited for you to start your next big adventure with us. Our goal is to provide a smooth transition to college, both academically and socially, and equip you and your family with the tools you'll need to navigate LR in your first year.

Get started with your orientation process by registering for Bear Day. Bear Day is an excellent opportunity to meet with faculty, get-to-know the campus, register for classes, and ask any outstanding questions.

Learn about The Charge: New Student Orientation
Amelia Coger

Lenoir-Rhyne encouraged me to be successful with the incredible resources on and off-campus preparing me for real life. LR works hard to make sure students are prepared to succeed.

Amelia Coger '20, Music Education

Next Steps for Admitted Students


Enrollment Checklists

Use the admitted student enrollment checklist to complete the required steps before joining us on campus in the fall. If you have any questions, please contact the Admission Office at 828.328.7300 or admission@lr.edu.

First-Year Advising

Academic advising is a critical component of first-year success for undergraduate students, including first-year, transfer and adult students. Our faculty and staff are committed to your success at LR. Our goal is to help you create and achieve your educational, career and life goals and this starts with first-year advising.

First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience is a year-long college program focused on providing first-year students with the resources and support needed to transition successfully from high school to college.

Academic & Student Support Services

Lenoir-Rhyne provides you with the academic support and student resources to help you achieve your goals in and outside the classroom. We make it easy for you to focus on the learning experiences by offering a comprehensive range of resources to our undergraduate students, including transfer students and adult learners.

Almost anything you need help with academically there is a resource on campus that can help.

Raiah Robinson, International Business and Spanish Major

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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