American Language Academy® (ALA) is proud to announce its newest university pathway partner, Lenoir-Rhyne University (LRU), located in Hickory, North Carolina, USA. On June 19, 2017, American Language Academy and Lenoir-Rhyne University signed an official memorandum agreement to solidify the partnership which will be in effect from June 19, 2017 through June 19, 2022. As with other ALA partner institutions, ALA students who want to enroll at Lenoir-Rhyne University are granted the opportunity to demonstrate their English language proficiency through graduation from ALA’s Intensive English Level 5 course instead of by meeting the TOEFL, IELTS, or another English standardized test score requirement.
Lenoir-Rhyne University was established in 1891 and has served students for over 125 years. Students can choose to attend Lenore-Rhyne University’s College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health Sciences, College of Education & Human Services, College of Professional & Mathematical Studies, or College of Theology. Students have access to over 50 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate programs at LRU.
The addition of Lenoir-Rhyne University brings the total number of ALA partner colleges and universities to over 75.