Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia

Helping Develop Christ-centered Leaders

Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University is a private Christian University approximately 161.0 miles by car from Huntingtown, Maryland. Through fellowship and positive religious ideals, Liberty seeks to give a strong education to Christians all over while helping their faith grow.

Admittance and Cost

To apply to Liberty, you must apply online, pay a $40 confirmation deposit, then send in the required documents: High School transcripts, SAT scores, and application essay. The annual cost is $37,638, including room and board, books/supplies, and transportation. 21% of applicants to the University are accepted.

Student Life

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Convocation is a required event that occurs three times a week. All of Liberty's residence students gather in the Vines Center (the school's basketball and concert center) to hear speakers from all around the world minister to them about all areas of life. Influential speakers like Donald Trump, Dr. Ben Carson, Kirk Cameron, and Ben Watson have spoken to students in recent years. Convocation is an opportunity for all students to come together in fellowship.
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A wide variety of clubs are held at the University, including but not limited to:

  • Student Government Association
  • Comic Book Club
  • Interior Design Society
  • LU Table Tennis Club
  • Culinary Club
  • Crossfit Club

Clubs are a great way to make friends that share the same interests and to get more involved in school events.

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Liberty's Statistics

  • Average SAT score of admitted students is 1539, average ACT is 21.
  • Average GPA of admitted students: weighted-3.49, unweighted-3.34.
  • Number of undergraduate students is 12,645
  • 74.7% of students receive financial aid, amount is $13,999.

Popular Majors and Online Degrees

Popular Majors:
  • 33% Transportation
  • 21% Social Sciences
  • 13% Business and Marketing
  • 11% Health Professions
  • 8% Philosophy and Religious studies

Liberty also offers a wide variety of online programs with over 250 degree programs. Currently, 95,000 students are enrolled online.

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Liberty University offers many types of housing, both community dorm style and private apartment. 60% of Liberty's students live on campus. Housing is offered in various parts of the campus, and the price of each depends on location and type. Suite style living includes East Campus, the Residential Commons, the Quad, and the Annex. Traditional dormitory living includes the Hill, the Circle, and the South Tower.

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