Liberty University

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA



Key Facts

  • 155 residential undergraduate areas of study, 130 residential graduate areas of study, 3 residential doctoral;
  • 96 percent of on-campus students receive financial aid;
  • Residential: 48 percent male, 52 percent female;
  • The residential student body represents all 50 states and more than 85 countries;
  • Residential students volunteer more than 648,579 hours each year in the community;
  • Washington Fellowship internship program, study abroad, Jerry Falwell Library, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, LaHaye Ice Center, Honors Program, radio station, ministry teams, Christian service opportunities, Convocation, daily prayer for students by name, and local and global mission trips.

Rankings & Accreditation

  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in several categories for 2013:
    • Regional Universities (South) – 89th
    • Best Colleges for Veterans – 23rd
    • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs – 141st
    • Best Online Graduate Business Programs – 122nd
    • Best Online Graduate Education Programs – 97th
    • Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs – 75th
  • Top-10 most conservative colleges in the U.S. by Young America’s Foundation.
  • In 2005, Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges ranked LU as a “competitive” college, its fourth-highest of six ranks, indicating that it accepts students in the top 65% of their graduating class.
  • In 2013, Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges ranked Liberty University 636 out of 650 rated Colleges.
  • Center of Worship has been ranked the best in the world for the 2nd time in a row by the Worship Leader Magazine.

Student Population

  • Total: 13,800
  • International: More than 900

Entry Repuirements

  • Undergraduate: TOEFL iBT 61 or IELTS 6.0 or iTEP Academic 3.6
  • Graduate: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.5
  • ESL: Yes (English Language Institute)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees: $21,000
  • Living Expenses (Tier 1 R&B): $8,200
  • Others (Health Insurance): $866
  • Total Cost (on I-20): $30,066
  • Fees stated above are for undergraduate programs.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Yes