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Smart, Affordable Study Abroad & Support

Lenoir-Rhyne University offers you smart, affordable study abroad opportunities. We have chosen programs that are affordable and that offer courses that you need to graduate on time. We offer thorough advising, supportive workshops, orientation materials, and pre-, during and post-study abroad courses that aim to prepare you to make the most of your experience. If you need extra support applying for a passport, or writing scholarship essays, we will help. If you want opportunities to talk to students like you who have studied abroad before, we have you covered. Talk to your parents? No problem. We want you have a successful experience abroad that results in you gaining the valuable real-life experience you can use when you graduate to leverage an excellent job!

Follow the links below to get started choosing the best program for you. Encourage your parents or guardians to read through these options with you so that your whole family gets a chance to review the costs associated with studying abroad. Planning ahead is a great advantage when building high-impact learning experiences into your LR education and you really can find a way to make study abroad affordable for you.

Semester & Year Options

Summer Options

Faculty-Led Options

Scholarship Opportunities

Contact SCIE

Laura Dobson

Director of International Education, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science

Brittany Marinelli

Assistant Director, Shuford Center for International Education


"You can only learn so much from the textbook in your comfort zone. That textbook can never give you an experience like studying abroad can."- Michael Hanlon, travelled to Costa Rica