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Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University


Begin your future at Lenoir-Rhyne – apply today. Our online application and admission process is easy to complete and our knowledgeable staff are here to help – every step of the way. Discover the history of our campus, visit our classrooms and student housing, and imagine yourself as an LR Bear. Join us for a visit today and see for yourself all that LRU has to offer.

In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world.

As an institution of the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the University holds the conviction that wholeness of personality, true vocation, and the most useful service to God and the world are best discerned from the perspective of Christian faith.

As a community of learning, the University provides programs of undergraduate, graduate, and continuing study committed to the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for a wide variety of careers and as guidance for a meaningful life.


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    7th Avenue Northeast,625, 28601, Hickory