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Office for International Education

LRU: Your Gateway to the World. Rise Up and Go Global!

In addition to its many outstanding campus based programs, Lenoir-Rhyne offers multiple opportunities for students to enhance their studies through international study and experiences. The Office for International Education initiates, coordinates, and supports activities and programs that internationalize Lenoir-Rhyne University. The OIE works with the Office for Enrollment Management to assist international students who come to LRU for full time or semester exchange programs of study, and the OIE serves as the service center for L-R students who wish to include international study as a part of their LRU program of study.



Lenoir-Rhyne University is a member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the Institute for International Education, and the Forum on Education Abroad.




International Education


Regular hours are generally 9:00-12:00 M-F, and at all other times, email duane.kirkman@lr.edu or call 828.302.2446 to chat or schedule an appointment


Room 202 in the Learning Commons, Rudisill Library





Everything you need to apply for admission is right here.