Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia

Overview

Address1971 University Blvd
School Websitewww.liberty.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Liberty University is a large private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lynchburg, Virginia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 29,010 students applied to Liberty University. Of those students, 16,113 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Liberty University was $21,271, in addition to fees of $1,313. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Liberty University.

Liberty University has a 55% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Liberty University acceptance rate is 56%. To put this into perspective, 16,113 of the 29,010 students who applied to Liberty University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Liberty University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Liberty University had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Liberty University was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Liberty University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Liberty University, the tuition for in-state residents is $21,271. Combined with fees of $1,313, room and board costs of $10,217, other expenses of $6,023 and the $1,251 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $40,075.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,584 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Liberty University to $40,075 for out-of-state students.

Students at Liberty University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Liberty University was $5,023 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

Liberty University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Liberty University.

Liberty University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 25% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Liberty University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Liberty University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 47% students enroll at Liberty University part-time; the other 41,809 students enrolled full-time.

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