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Transfer Students

A Strong Start Deserves a Strong Finish

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At Lenoir-Rhyne University, your possibilities are limitless. We offer more than 50 undergraduate degrees and 30 graduate programs to meet your specific interests and ambition. And our inclusive campus opens the door to a world of different cultures, perspectives and ideas.

At LR, you’ll experience the benefits of a private liberal arts university—small classes, close relationships with professors focused on your success, internship opportunities and career preparation.

Take the Next Step

Achieve your education and career goals. Transfer to LR where your ambition and dedication will prepare you for real-world experiences. Our enrollment counselors are here to help you explore your options from the moment you step on campus.

Complete our request for information form to get started with your personalized transfer consultation. Next, schedule a visit to take a campus tour and meet one-on-one with a professor. You’ll soon discover how life-changing your LR experience will be in helping you realize your career goals. 

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Study Abroad

Choose from LR-sponsored programs available at 200 different universities and up to 70 countries. Students have studied abroad for a year, semester, or summer in locations such as Costa Rica, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, U.K. and China. Learn More »

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Internships & Career Preparation

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. Learn More »

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Student Research

Undergraduate research is a critical part of the student learning experience at LR. Opportunities for students to create and to present their independent work are plentiful and are key components in practically every academic program. Learn More »

Ataysha Fininen

Ataysha Fininen ’21

I was attracted to LR because I like a smaller school. I transferred from a community college, and I like the small community feeling. The advice I offer to other transfer students is to make sure you meet new people right away to get the best experience you can at LR."
William Stewart

William Stewart ’23
Business Management

There are so many resources and people at LR that make it great and easy to thrive. LR accepted many of my credits from other schools and I have had counselors and professors work with me to draw out a detailed map to help me reach that goal of getting a bachelor’s degree.”
Rachel Ramsey

Rachel Ramsey ’22

I transfered to LR because of the amazing nursing program. I am involved on campus and have made lifelong friends in such a short amount of time. My advice to anyone looking to come to LR is to get to know your professors—they genuinely care about you and your education.”
Cortney Hildebran

Cortney Hildebran ’20
Marketing & English

As a transfer student, I was looking for a place that felt like home and offered the community feel I was looking for. I found this at LR and so much more. All the students and staff are so friendly and the campus feels like home for me.”


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