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

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What kind of student are you?

Named a U.S. 全球赌博十大网站 Top 40 School for Social Mobility and Best Value in the South.


Employed or in Grad School

within six months of graduation.

John Amodeo

I had a phenomenal college experience, and I now hold a degree in a field in which I'm interested. I’m excited to utilize it in disease research.

John Amodeo '18, Biology


Financial aid awarded to students annually

Making college accessible & affordable.

Hickory Campus

Our picturesque campus serves as the backdrop of our students’ diverse and shared experiences. Our students are leaders, researchers and champions. LR Bears are the heart of this small-college town, and the City of Hickory fosters a thriving community for our students.

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Earn a graduate degree on your terms with learning that fits your life.


研究生 Programs

With expert faculty focused on your success.

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


研究生 学生

Three graduate campus locations in two states

Hickory, Asheville & 哥伦比亚

Whether it’s reinventing your career, advancing your professional skills or elevating your business, our three campus locations offer quality academic programs paired with hands-on learning opportunities in cities filled with cultural and civic opportunities.

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We shape the entire person for faithful service to the church and to the world.


Only ELCA seminary in the southeastern U.S.

Live your faith through public ministry.

Kim Bryant

I am grateful for the rigor of the courses, which required us to dig deep into the scripture and ourselves as we studied the word of God.

Kim Bryant, MACM '21


教师 who have doctoral degrees

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As soon as you arrive on our campus in beautiful 哥伦比亚, South Carolina, you’ll experience what it means to be surrounded by caring and passionate professors and a community atmosphere that is both captivating and supportive.

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