Liberty University: Review & Facts

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Liberty University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 80,495 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1971 and is one of the 8 schools located in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Liberty University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
93
Fair
Liberty University will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Liberty University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 93 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Business, Psychology, Management, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Liberty University is fair at 75% (above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Liberty University is below average - 54%. Nearly 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Liberty University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,100
High
Average tuition charges are slightly high - about $14,200 per year. The additional fees at Liberty University not covered by tuition are approximately $900; this comes to a total of $15,100 a year.

Read the details about Liberty University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
22%
Hard
According to government data, 48,936 applications were submitted and 10,553 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Liberty University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Medium
Liberty University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Liberty University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Liberty University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 7,900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - about $5,200 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Liberty University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Liberty University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Liberty University Location and Maps



Post Address: Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24515, USA
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