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Admission


Your future starts here. Lenoir-Rhyne University offers an education with tremendous value that fosters social mobility, engaged faculty who are invested in your personal success and a supportive campus community.

We offer a variety of degrees for undergraduate, graduate and seminary students. In addition, prospective students have three campus locations to choose from: Hickory, Asheville and Columbia, in addition to online programs.

Get in touch with an undergraduate admission counselor, graduate admission counselor or seminary admission contact today and start your next great adventure at Lenoir-Rhyne. 

The Value of an LR Degree


Whether you're pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, education is a major investment. But we know it's worth it.

Our small class sizes translate to individualized and hands-on learning, giving you a more significant return on investment than at other universities where you get lost in the crowd.

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Academics


We offer a variety of undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Plus, our intimate learning environment enables our faculty to connect deeply with each student.

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Kailey Hinds

My clinical rotations in medical-surgical, telemetry, intensive care, pediatrics, geriatrics and psychiatric nursing have broaden my knowledge and skills in caring for a wide variety of patients.

Kailey Hinds '18, Nursing

What Makes Us Different


Whether it's our small class sizes, supportive campus communities or a variety of majors, discover what makes Lenoir-Rhyne University so unique.

Campus Life


Our campuses in Hickory, Asheville and Columbia offer small campus community environments while providing lots of opportunities for off-campus fun and outdoor recreation.

Faculty & Staff


Our experienced faculty and staff are the backbone of our great university.

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News & Events

Dr. Marsha Fanning teaches in front of a class of students

With the closing of another academic year, we say goodbye to a group of faculty and staff members who have given years of service to the university and its students.

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Six students in graduation regalia stand on the field under a sign reading "Congratulations Class of 2024"

Speakers and members of the Class of 2024 reflected on the challenges of their journey and the fulfillment of lifelong dreams at commencement ceremonies on three campuses.

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