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Challenge your mind. Expand your horizons.

At 㽶ý, you'll receive an education like no other. We offer exceptional academic programs to meet the evolving needs of our students.

Our classes sizes are small, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1. That way you get the support you need from faculty members who are passionate about the subjects they teach.

We also recognize that learning goes beyond the classroom. That's why we offer opportunities for students to participate in research and scholarship, internships, community service, student organizations and study abroad.

Your Options are Endless


Whether you are undecided or know what major interests you, we've got options to set you on the right path.

Lenoir-Rhyne offers 55+ undergraduate majors and 20+ graduate and doctoral programs for you to choose from, in addition to the seminary programs.

We want to see you succeed. That's why we have advising and academic support services to help you manage your coursework and experiences beyond the classroom.

Ready to explore? Let's get started!

Cathleen Gaffney

The community and family aspect makes LR rare. I have never experienced a group of people that are more a family than Bear nation. The support we get from the Hickory area is unlike any other school.

Cathleen Gaffney '20 Finance/Marketing, MBA '21

Undergraduate Core Curriculum


The Lenoir-Rhyne core curriculum is an innovative, comprehensive and flexible introduction to the liberal arts and sciences, and is the common foundation of an LR education.

It is designed around ways of knowing the world, big questions both enduring and current, and the growth of a healthy, reflective, and articulate self.

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Faculty & Staff


Get to know our passionate and supportive faculty and staff.

Provost
625 7th Ave NE, LRU 7420
Hickory, NC 28601
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Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education
625 7th Ave NE, LRU 7420
Hickory, NC 28601
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Executive Assistant
625 7th Ave NE, LRU 7420
Hickory, NC 28601
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News & Events

Supporting student well-being in mind, body and spirit, Mental Health Week forged campus connections and offered something for everyone.

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True love is resilient. Tyler and Natisha Prince found it in each other and in the family and friends by their sides through good times, hard times and beyond.

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