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Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

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Liberty University

Overview

Liberty University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lynchburg, VA.

Location & Contact

Address 1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg  24515
United States
Contact Dr. Terry Elam
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@liberty.edu
Phone: 434-592-3966
Fax: 800-542-2311

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,429
Applied
6,587
Accepted
13,560
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

7,052
Females Applied
3,787
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,377
Males Applied
2,800
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 588 490 600
SAT Math 565 490 580
ACT Composite 25 21 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,800
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Fees

1,106
Full-time student fees
10,540
Room & board
6,760
Room only

Financial Aid

14,818
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,865
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,660
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,277
Avg. Loan Aid
7,343
Avg. Grant Aid
10,779
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,560
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.95%
Black or African American 4.38%
White or Caucasian 69.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 2.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.58%
Other 12.17%

Gender

Male (45.58%)
Female (54.42%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Coffeehouse, Homecoming and Block Party

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Serve

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour emergency dispatch

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No