Tuition & Fees

$24,906

$24,906

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
23%
24-29
32%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
10%
24-29
41%
18-23
32%
12-17
17%
30-36
18%
24-29
36%
18-23
40%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,127
Declined + 12,894
Total Received 29,021
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Private (nonprofit)

45,935

undergraduate students

33,217

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies
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Codes

SAT 5385
ACT 4364

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School Facts

Liberty University, founded in 1971, is a private, church-affiliated university. 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 6,819-acre campus is located in Lynchburg, VA in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 79,152
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Evangelical
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Lynchburg, VA

6,819-acre campus in Lynchburg (population: 80,995), 50 miles from Roanoke. Served by air, bus, and train; larger airport serves Richmond (120 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Liberty University
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA 24515-2269

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
23%
24-29
32%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
10%
24-29
41%
18-23
32%
12-17
17%
30-36
18%
24-29
36%
18-23
40%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 30 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,127
Declined + 12,894
Total Received 29,021

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nina Shenkle
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 543-5317
F: 800 542-2311
admissions@liberty.edu

Financial Aid

38%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,894

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,800
Room $6,760
Board $3,780
Additional fees $1,106
Books & supplies $1,414
Total $36,860
Average Financial Aid - $9,894
Total with Avg. Aid $26,966

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $62,090,740
State $12,241,732
Institutional $75,344,242
Other external $4,640,618
Total $154,317,332

Non-need-based

Federal $37,408
State $3,249,705
Institutional $26,981,235
Other external $1,547,022
Total $31,815,370
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Robert Ritz
Vice President of Financial Aid
financialaid@liberty.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Ian Mccaw (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Erin Hagen (women's)
Associate Athletics Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference, Big East Conference (Field Hockey), Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (Swimming & Diving)
Mascot
Flames
School colors
red, white, and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aeronautics
Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician
Airline Flight Attendant
American Sign Language/Interpreting
Applied Internet Technologies
Applied Web Technologies
Artist Development
Athletic Training
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Aviation/Airway Management/Operation
Biblical Studies
Biblical/Educational Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Studies
Biopsychology
Business
Business Administration
Business Management Info Systems
Cell Biology/Anatomy
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Christian Leadership/Management
Christian Ministry
Church Ministries
Cinematic Arts
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Trades
Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Design/Visual Communication
Design/Visual Communications
Digital Media
Digital Media/Communication Arts
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Education
Elementary Education Integrated Studies
Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies
Engineering/Electrical Intelligence
English
Environmental Biology
Ethnomusicology
Executive Leadership
Exercise Science
Family/Child Development
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fashion Merchandising/Interior
Finance
Fine/Studio Arts
Forensic Science
Global Studies
Government
Graphic Design
Guitar Performance
Health Promotion
Health Services Administration
Healthcare Administration
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Services
Human Services Counseling
Individualized Studies
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Informatics
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instrumental Music
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Law/Legal Studies
International Relations
Journalism
Juris Doctor
Kinesiology
Leadership Communication
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Office Assistant
Ministry
Music Education
Music Instrumental
Music Instrumental Performance
Music in World Cultures
Music/Vocal
Music/Worship Studies
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Osteopathic Medicine
Outdoor Education
Paralegal Studies
Pastoral Counseling
Pastoral Leadership
Philosophical Studies
Philosophy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Pre-Law Studies
Professional Counseling
Project Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Religion
Religious Education
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Sciences
Social Work
Songwriting
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education Integrated Studies
Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Sport Management
Strategic Communication
String Performance
Studio/Digital Arts
TESL
Teaching
Technical Studies
Theatre Arts
Theological Studies
Theology/Apologetics
Vocal Music
Vocal Performance
Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Performance
Worship Studies
Zoology
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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

79,152

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

45,935
students

Female
58%
26,696

Male
42%
19,239

42%

33,217
students

Female
60%
20,022

Male
40%
13,195

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

27,401
students

Female
60%
16,169

Male
40%
11,232

41%

18,534
students

Female
57%
10,527

Male
43%
8,007

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 84
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Niger
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Semy Rhee
International Student Specialist
434 592-4118
international@liberty.edu

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