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Aerial view of Hickory campus during afternoon

If you are unable to visit campus in person, explore our interactive campus map and our virtual campus tours. Tours are available in both English and Spanish.

Visit from your home and see our residence halls, classrooms, student facilities and learn more about our programs.

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Three Campus Locations & Online

Hickory, N.C.; Asheville, N.C.; Columbia, S.C.; and Online Programs

Founded in 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private liberal arts institution that serves 2,686+ students and offers 50+ undergraduate degree programs and 20+ graduate degree programs. 

Our main campus is in Hickory, North Carolina, where both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered.

The university also offers graduate degree programs on our campuses in Asheville, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. Our seminary, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, is also in Columbia. LR is affiliated with the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and welcomes students from all religious denominations.

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We don’t just offer a world-class education—we create a community of passionate learners to lift you up and inspire you to become your best self.

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Student to Faculty Ratio
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News & Events

Students arrive in PE Monroe auditorium for the Student Life Awards

The revamped 2024 Student Life Awards gave students "A Night to Remember" with recognition and celebration of the joys of being a Bear.

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Rocky Boy’s Reservation located in north central Montana. Photo courtesy of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service.

Susan McArver, Ph.D., took a deep dive into the role of the church behind the history of colonization and domination over Indigenous peoples in the Americas during her fall Explore Course, “The Land and its Inhabitants.”

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