The best way to learn more about the Lenoir-Rhyne experience is by visiting our campus. We invite you to walk our campus, explore our buildings and classrooms and talk with faculty and current students.
Visit and experience the university for yourself. Sit in on a class. Meet the faculty. Walk around campus. Learn more about our programs, admission requirements, financial aid and all the remarkable places a Lenoir-Rhyne education can take you.
We invite you to discover a sense of belonging on campus and the opportunity for growth and adventure. Our university is exceptional in value when it comes to academics, athletics, service and research.
We offer a personalized visit experience for prospective students. Tour campus and residence halls, meet with admissions staff and learn more about your academic interest. Appointments are available at select times Monday through Friday. Once you register, we will be in touch to confirm the details.
We understand there is truly no substitute for seeing our campus in person, but you can now visit LR from home. From a virtual tour of campus to learning about admissions and financial aid, we ensure our virtual experience allows you to connect with LR.
To get the visit experience you want, check out the options for all the ways you can join us on campus to interact with students, faculty and staff of Bear Nation.
Choose the event that’s right for you. Events range from open houses to admitted student events to events exclusive to transfer students. Our large programs are perfect for those interested in learning more about LR and allow you to:
Engage with faculty to learn about your program of interest
Hear from current students about their experiences at LR
Learn about the costs of a degree and explore options for financial assistance options available for you
Hickory, North Carolina is a beautiful place to live, offers the amenities of a large city while basking in small-town charm. Hickory is also close to many large cities, including Charlotte and Asheville.
Enjoy Local Dining
The Olde Hickory Tap Room
Olde Hickory Station
Backstreets Bar and Grill
Hannah's BBQ and more
Attend a Hickory Crawdads minor league baseball game (Texas Rangers affiliate)
Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Hickory
Take a walk in Glenn Hilton Park
Indulge at the Farmer's Market
Explore local shops a short walk away on the City and check out events, such as The Sails Original Music Series, in downtown Hickory