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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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Estefanny Villar-Matamoros

My experience as a science major is something that I will cherish forever. The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at LR is amazing and the faculty uphold that standard through and through.

Estefanny Villar-Matamoros '20, Pre-Medical Science

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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Hickory, NC 28601
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