Transform Your Future

Student Outcomes

At Lenoir-Rhyne University, you receive a liberal arts education that will sharpen your talents, widen your vision and prepare you to embrace your passion after graduation.

96% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school six months after graduation and we are a Top 40 School for Social Mobility and Best Value in the South by "U.S. News and World Report." 

Our students have opportunities that allow them to pursue meaningful experiences and build lives that reflect the spirit of determination, innovativeness and community at LR.

At LR, you have limitless opportunities inside and outside of the classroom to be challenged and to grow through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad or leadership opportunities within student organizations.

Discover your future at LR.

Develop Critical Thinking Skills

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Today’s students must seek to achieve academic excellence. It’s more than making good grades. It’s the development of intellectual capacities and critical thinking skills that can be applied after graduation.

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Pursue Passions Beyond the Classroom

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Through hands-on opportunities, LR students are making a mark as they gain experience and understand the value of experiential learning through internships.


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Making a College Degree More Affordable

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The Lenoir-Rhyne Promise is a guaranteed financial aid package worth at least half the cost of tuition for full-time undergraduate first-year and transfer students who meet the following requirements:

  • Resident of North Carolina
  • 3.5 or higher high school GPA for first-year students
  • 3.5 or higher college GPA and 30 earned credit hours for transfer students from an accredited North Carolina community college

*All criteria must be met at time of admittance to qualify for the Lenoir-Rhyne Promise.

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Visit Lenoir-Rhyne

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Explore the opportunities that await you at Lenoir-Rhyne University. We invite you to learn more about life at LR through a visit to the Hickory campus.

Explore your academic interests, learn more about student involvement opportunities and discuss your next steps.

Visit Lenoir-Rhyne