Lenoir–Rhyne University is a co-educational, private liberal arts university that’s affiliated with the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Students at Lenoir-Rhyne can pursue their choice of 60 majors and 14 graduate programs at day, evening, or online courses. The most popular majors include business, management, marketing, and support services, as well as education, health/clinical sciences, psychology, and social sciences.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- Campus Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Type: Rural
U.S. News & World Report recognized the school as one of the most comprehensive colleges in the south. It was also chosen as a college of distinction due to strong student engagement, a community environment, high quality teaching, and successful student outcomes.
Nearly 2,000 students attend classes at the university, with more than half living on or near campus. There are 100+ student clubs on campus, as well as numerous fraternities and sororities. Lenoir–Rhyne University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference. Sports teams include men's baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, and track & field as well as women's basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.