Liberty University

country rank  94
world rank  192

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Liberty University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lynchburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Liberty University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Liberty University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1971
Motto Knowledge Aflame
Colours Navy blue, white and red

University Location

Address 1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
24502 Virginia
United States
T +1 (434) 582 2000
F +1 (800) 542 2311

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg 24502
+1 (434) 582 5985
800 543 5317

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Liberty University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019