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Columbia Campus


Discover the unique learning opportunities Columbia has to offer.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies in Columbia, South Carolina, offers master's degree programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Occupational Therapy and a fully online Human Services program. 

All degree programs are service-oriented and consistent with the university’s mission of providing a Christ-centered, caring community. The center shares a campus with the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, and is located in the garden level of Beam Hall.

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Lenoir-Rhyne in Columbia is located in the capital city and cultural center of South Carolina. You'll have access to historical and cultural attractions, a world-class zoo, outdoor recreation, national parks and sporting events while receiving an exceptional graduate education.

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Faculty & Staff


Meet our expert faculty and staff who will support you during your time a Lenoir-Rhyne University.

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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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Lenoir-Rhyne University will require the COVID-19 booster vaccine for all eligible faculty, staff and students on its Hickory, Asheville and Columbia campuses. Eligible individuals are those who are at least six months beyond the date of their second shot of the Pfizer or the Moderna vaccine or two months past their Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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