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At Lenoir-Rhyne, we value the insight, experience and diversity that international students offer to the LR experience. We invite you to study on our campus, which offers challenging academic programs, a safe and inclusive community. Join our friendly community of students, faculty and staff as you make Lenoir-Rhyne your second home.
Our faculty are among the best, and you’ll have access to a high-quality education, as well as collaborative research, entrepreneurial and clinical experiences and other real-world learning opportunities.
LR provides incredible opportunities and support to international students. It may be a small school in size, but it has remarkable academic and non-academic opportunities for you.
Santiago Ambroggio '19, MBA '21
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Our Bear family welcomes you with open arms and is committed to your academic success. Complete our request for information form to get started with getting personalized information about studying at LR or apply now for admission. We are excited you are considering making Lenoir-Rhyne your future home. Imagine an unforgettable and memorable campus experience, and your decision to attend LR is one you will not forget.
At LR, we value the insights, experience and diversity that international students bring to the LR experience. We invite you to join our welcoming, safe and inclusive campus community of students, faculty and staff.
With more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors, Lenoir-Rhyne offers an immersive education to international students who seek personal and professional growth opportunities. Our faculty build on the foundation to provide a highly accessible, award-winning education so you can become a successful, engaged member of the workforce. Class sizes are small to provide experiences and growth opportunities of a large university with the personalized community of a smaller one.
The Lenoir-Rhyne Bridges to Dreamsprogram is designed to assist current LR undergraduate students complete a graduate degree. Through dual enrollment, qualified LR undergraduates may begin graduate courses while still completing an undergraduate degree. Current LR students may enroll in up to 12 credit hours of graduate-level coursework provided they meet the academic criteria for admission and are accepted into the program. These graduate courses may be used to satisfy both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
LR prepares students for careers or graduate school through individual assessments, career counseling and internship assistance. Coaching support can include résumé building, interview skills, job search strategies and networking assistance.
Undergraduate research is a critical part of the student learning experience at LR. Students’ opportunities to create and present their independent work are plentiful and are vital components in practically every academic program.
Some international students weren't able to go home when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and some found it safer to remain at LR. They made a community and family in the midst of the pandemic having meals together, going on excursions and more.