Liberty University

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Training Champions for Christ Since 1971, Liberty University (locally referred to as Liberty or LU) is a four-year, privately owned and operated, Evangelical Christian university in Lynchburg, Virginia. If you were to combine LU’s campus-based and online enrollment figures, the university would be the largest Christian University in the world, the largest university in Virginia, and seventh largest four-year higher education institution in the United States. Between its residential and online offerings, LU provides over 200 degree programs; undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.

General Information

Admission Office

1971 University Boulevard

Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 582-5985

(800) 543-5317

Fax: (800) 542-2311



Contact: Paul Clark

Director of Residential Admissions
Main Address

1971 University Boulevard

Lynchburg, VA 24502-2269

(434) 582-2000

www.liberty.edu

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 96%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $15,800 $16,440 $17,202 $18,064 +5.01%
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,400 $5,800 $5,996 $6,296 +5.00%
Other $3,400 $3,400 $3,400 $3,400 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $26,000 $27,040 $27,998 $29,160 +4.15%
In-state Off Campus $17,200 $17,840 $18,602 $19,464 +4.63%
In-state with Family $17,200 $17,840 $18,602 $19,464 +4.63%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $7,650
In-state Student Fees $990
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $7,650
Out-of-state Student Fees $990

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,408 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,397 97% $17,895,493 $7,466
• Federal grants 714 29% $2,541,192 $3,559
• Pell grants 708 29% $2,354,704 $3,326
• Other federal grants 194 8% $186,488 $961
Institutional scholarships or grants 691 28% $2,107,185 $3,049
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,387 96% $13,247,116 $5,550
Student loan financial aid 1,615 65% $12,377,795 $7,664
• Federal student loans 1,603 65% $8,993,815 $5,611
• Other student loans 342 14% $3,383,980 $9,895

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2970 2491 388 303 294
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 53
Biochemistry 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 48
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 674 558 64
Accounting 117 129 18
Business Administration and Management 429
Business/commerce 504 37
Management Information Systems 53 9
Communication and Journalism Programs 100 12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 100 12
Computing and Information Sciences 11
Computer and Information Sciences 11
Information Technology
Education 99 485 43 4 243
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 61
Curriculum and Instruction 133
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other 83 4
Educational Leadership and Administration 73 43 243
Elementary Education and Teaching 81
Reading Teacher Education 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 64
Special Education and Teaching 70
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 16
Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Industrial Engineering
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 34 11
English Language and Literature 34 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 247 49
Athletic Training/trainer 9
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Public Health Education and Promotion 46
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 192 49
History 17 5
History 17 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 155 24
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 155 24
Legal and Law Studies 57
Law 57
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 78 167
General Studies 13 167
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 65
Mathematics and Statistics 17
Mathematics 17
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 617
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 617
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 110
Health and Physical Education/fitness
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 61
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 49
Psychology 431 295 12 44
Psychology 431 295 12 44
Social Sciences 82
International Relations and Affairs 9
Political Science and Government 47
Social Sciences 26
Theology and Religious Vocations 56 1076 276 51
Bible/biblical Studies 7 12
Divinity/ministry 236
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 9 8
Religious Education 112
Religious/sacred Music 40 20
Theology/theological Studies 936 40 39
Transportation and Materials Moving 23
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology 23
Airline Flight Attendant
Visual and Performing Arts 95
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 15
Graphic Design 59
Music 21
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Work and Family Studies 65
Apparel and Textiles 17
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 12
Human Development and Family Studies 36
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A,B
Management Information Systems A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B

Education

ESL Teacher Education B

Engineering

Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Software Engineering B
Systems Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Community Health/Preventative Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health Education B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies A,B

Psychology

Psychology – General A,B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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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