About Our College
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees. In the fall of 2018, LRU offered its first doctorate program, the Family Nurse Practitioner/Doctor of Nursing Practice (FNP/DNP). Overall, Lenoir–Rhyne University has over 50 undergraduate majors and nearly 30 graduate programs. The university has campuses in Hickory, Asheville, and Columbia, South Carolina.