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Three Campus Locations & Online


Hickory, N.C.; Asheville, N.C.; Columbia, S.C.; and Online Programs

Founded in 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private liberal arts institution that serves 2,686+ students and offers 50+ undergraduate degree programs and 20+ graduate degree programs. 

Our main campus is in Hickory, North Carolina, where both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered.

The university also offers graduate degree programs on our campuses in Asheville, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. Our seminary, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, is also in Columbia. LR is affiliated with the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and welcomes students from all religious denominations.

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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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13:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
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$30M
Provided in student financial aid each year
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News & Events

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

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University renames street on campus in honor of beloved professor

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