Liberty University Online

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School Overview

Liberty University Online is one of the largest, non-profit, higher education institution in the country. Liberty University launched its online education program in 1985. Today there are almost 100 online degree programs offered via a flexible, virtual learning format at the certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Liberty University Online is well-known for its affordable education programs and superb student support. Liberty University Online was recently ranked No. 3 among accredited online colleges in the nation and has one of the highest graduation rates and student retention rates of any leading online university. Their educational curriculum is accredited, career-ready, and highly relevant for the vocation or profession you decide to pursue.

Liberty University programs are taught from a Christian perspective, ensuring you will never have to compromise your faith as you challenge your mind and prepare for your career. Liberty University’s has been Training Champions for Christ Since 1971.

Liberty University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(434) 582-2000
Website:www.liberty.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.liberty.edu/apply
Address:1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24515
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:75,756
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,990 (11% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$21,292
Out-of-state Tuition:$21,292
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,768

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Liberty University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Liberty University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences71
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4344
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs242
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services313
Construction Trades1
Education825101
Engineering4
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs5132
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2121
Legal Professions and Studies111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies121
Philosophy and Religious Studies1311
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production1
Psychology1111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions312
Social Sciences13
Theology and Religious Vocations6452
Transportation and Materials Moving21
Visual and Performing Arts191
Grand total361870345

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Liberty University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services433
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services312
Education824101
Health Professions and Related Programs511
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service211
Legal Professions and Studies111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1111
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions31
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations652
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total361312265

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Liberty University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$21,292
Out-of-state$21,292
Books and supplies$1,771

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,430
Out-of-state$8,430

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,57496%
Grant or scholarship aid3,51395%$10,768
Student loan aid2,10357%$7,005

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid41,50684%$6,570
Federal student loans31,46264%$7,891

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Liberty University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Liberty University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants35,62714,13321,494
Percent admitted100%26%24%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Liberty University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment75,756
Undergraduate enrollment47,050
Graduate enrollment28,706

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Liberty University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
    • Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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