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

Social Networks

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
33%
Percent 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
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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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