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Liberty University
  • 4 Year
  • LYNCHBURG, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

As our leadership teams plan for the 2021–22 academic year, we want to share some joyful news: Liberty University plans to return to normal operations starting in the Fall 2021 semester. Learn More

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

1971 UNIVERSITY BLVD
LYNCHBURG, VA 24515
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Division I-A Independents
From Liberty University

At Liberty University, we believe in developing Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world. You have an important contribution to make, and you should be able to prepare for it—without leaving your convictions behind.

So, at Liberty you’ll discover 300+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs, ample scholarships and financial aid, and exciting opportunities to serve, worship, and have fun. You can cheer on 20 NCAA Division 1 teams and 40 Club Sports teams—and join a variety of intermural leagues yourself. Our world-class campus provides everything you need to thrive as a student while preparing for the career of your dreams.

With over 100 student clubs, our own humanitarian aid team, and unparalleled real world experience, Liberty has the resources and opportunities of a large state university—and the heart and soul of an intimate Christ-centered college. You won’t find anywhere like it.

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Liberty University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
51%
SAT Range
1040-1260
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$28,181 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,369 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 524 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 643 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 638 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
59
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
17
Online Associates Programs
12
Online Bachelor's Programs
30
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    12%
  • Online
    72%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,487 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
18,538
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 434 responses
  • Friendly
    39%
  • I am an online student
    31%
  • Champion for Christ
    11%
  • Champion
    8%
  • Human
    3%
  • Loves Christ
    3%
  • It is a mix of everything.
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
80%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 516 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 804 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 519 responses
  • Christ centered!
    38%
  • Champions
    20%
  • "If it's Christian, it ought to be better."
    9%
  • Champions for Christ
    7%
  • Faithful
    7%
  • Exciting
    5%
  • Family
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 406 responses

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