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The Lenoir-Rhyne Experience


Whatever your dreams or goals are for the future, an education at Lenoir-Rhyne will help you excel personally and professionally.

We keep our class sizes small so your professors can get to know you by name and give you the individualized attention you need to succeed.

How To Apply


Whether you're in high school, looking to transfer from another college or returning to school as an adult, we encourage you to apply.

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Jake Pierce

LR makes everything more personal. The learning experience at LR is more intimate. The professors are a world above any other professors or teachers I've ever had.

Jake Pierce '20, Nursing

Visit Us


One of the most important steps in finding the right college is getting a feel for the campus. Either drop by an open house, take a virtual tour or schedule a virtual or in-person visit with us.

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Financial Aid & Cost


Nearly all of our students get some level of financial aid to help pay for college. If you aren't sure whether you qualify for aid, grants or scholarships, our Office of Financial Aid is here to help.

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Sterling Jones

With the experience I gained through hands-on labs and fieldwork, I feel more qualified to train athletes and other individuals to improve their athletic performance.

Sterling Jones ’17, MS ’19

Majors & Degree Programs


With more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors to choose from, you have many options of study available to you. Find the right program for you.

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Academic Support Services


If you have concerns about juggling your course load, you aren't alone. Our Office of Student Success offers academic advising and coaching services to all LR students. They can help you with all your scholarly concerns, whether it's choosing the right courses or managing your time effectively.

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Go Beyond What’s Expected


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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Two students talking in fitness center
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News & Events

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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After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in public health, Hannah Fowler initially thought she was done with school. But, after working in a doctor’s office, she realized her love for the clinical side of health care.

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