Liberty University: Ranking & Review

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Lynchburg Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 224 677
Top 4%

Liberty University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate30%32%29%
Applicants32,85412,82620,028
Admissions9,7884,0625,726
Enrolled undergraduates4,3551,8642,491
Enrolled total (including graduate students)75,04430,87144,173

67,312 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

59,840 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $48.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,098
Percent of students submitting SAT scores48%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
585
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,539
Percent of students submitting ACT scores35%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
25
ACT Math
22

Liberty University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $38,364 $38,364
Off-campus $38,178 $38,178
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,370 and other expenses per full academic year.

Liberty University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 8,511 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $15,734 $15,734
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,388 $1,388
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $391 $391
Tuition for Full-time graduates $8,217 $8,217
Fees for full-time graduates $506 $506
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $464 $464

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 240 1,514 1,756 15 3,525
Health Professions and Related Programs 132 542 1,900 6 2,580
Education 163 686 1,393 170 2,412
Psychology 187 1,227 761 5 2,180
Theology and Religious Vocations 202 93 1,574 53 1,922
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 357 1,213 1,570
Philosophy and Religious Studies 165 927 2 6 1,100
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 89 528 154 771
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 190 127 317
Legal Professions and Studies 115 95 11 58 279
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 148 74 222
Visual and Performing Arts 197 18 215
Transportation and Materials Moving 1 193 194
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 16 145 162
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 102 45 147
Social Sciences 1 130 131
History 87 17 104
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 90 90
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 2 71 73
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 68 69
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3 53 56
English Language and Literature & Letters 46 9 55
Mathematics and Statistics 30 30
Engineering 23 23
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 16 16
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 7 7
Construction Trades 2 2
Physical Sciences 1 1
Grand Total1,6668,2178,05731318,253

A total of 9,883 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Liberty University.

At the master's and doctor's level 8,370 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%45%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

General info

Founded1971
MottoKnowledge Aflame
Religious affiliationEvangelical Christian
Colorsnavy blue, white, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,474
Instructional FTE1,732
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.liberty.edu
Address1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, Virginia, 24515
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone4345822000
Fax+1 (800) 542 2311

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