Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$21,587

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
530
75th
610
25th
510
75th
30
25th
19
75th
27
25th
19
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 30,907
Declined 30,742
Total Received 61,649
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Private

64,882

undergraduate students

58,563

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1971, Liberty University is a private, church-affiliated institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Schools of Business and Government, Communications, Education, and Religion, and the Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Its over 7,000-acre campus is located in Lynchburg, VA in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 123,445
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Evangelical

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6,819-acre campus in Lynchburg (population: 82,126), 50 miles from Roanoke. Served by air, bus, and train; larger airport serves Richmond (120 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Liberty University
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA
24515-2269

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
33%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
42%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
530
75th
610
25th
510
75th
30
25th
19
75th
27
25th
19
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 30,907
Declined 30,742
Total Received 61,649

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,175

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $20,534
Room $7,000
Board $4,450
Additional fees $1,053
Books & supplies $1,299
Total $34,336
Average Financial Aid - $8,175
Total with Avg. Aid $26,161

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $63,385,586
State $12,607,459
Institutional $75,634,573
Other external $4,840,015
Total $156,467,633

Non-need-based

Federal $17,930
State $3,639,193
Institutional $27,069,514
Other external $1,865,121
Total $32,591,758

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 583-5704
F: 434 582-2053
financialaid@liberty.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

archery, crew, disc golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, paintball, racquetball, skiing, snowboarding, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor), wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, beach volleyball, crew, disc golf, figure skating, gymnastics, hockey, racquetball, skiing, snowboarding, synchronized skating, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, broomball, flag football, Frisbee golf, paintball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference, Big East Conference (Field Hockey), Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (Swimming & Diving)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology. yes
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician. yes
American Sign Language (ASL). yes
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes
Biopsychology. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Brass Instruments. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Cell Biology and Anatomy. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Fire Services Administration. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Design. yes yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Informatics. yes yes
Information Technology. yes yes
Interior Design. yes
International Law and Legal Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes
Lay Ministry. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology. yes yes
National Security Policy Studies. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Outdoor Education. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes yes yes
Religious Education. yes yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes yes yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Stringed Instruments. yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Voice and Opera. yes
Wildlife Biology. yes
Youth Ministry. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

123,445

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

53%

64,882
students

Female
57%
37,227

Male
43%
27,655

47%

58,563
students

Female
61%
35,741

Male
39%
22,822

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

35,132
students

Female
59%
20,792

Male
41%
14,340

46%

29,750
students

Female
55%
16,435

Male
45%
13,315

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 30

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Nigeria
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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