Liberty University

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Private, Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

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About Liberty University

According to Wikipedia, Liberty University is a private Evangelical university in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was founded by Jerry Falwell Sr. and Elmer L. Towns in 1971. When measured in terms of student enrollment it is one of the largest Christian universities in the world and one of the largest private non-profit universities in the United States. Although the university's physical campus is in Lynchburg, most of its students are online. In 2020, the university enrolled about 95,000 students: about 15,000 in its residential program and 80,000 in online courses.

Liberty University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
61,649 50% 54% 1150 24

How Much Does Liberty University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $27,896
30K - 48K $26,124
48K - 75K $27,831
75K - 110K $29,843
110K+ $30,767

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Liberty University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Liberty University, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,400 per year. You also have a 82% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Liberty University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
75,015 42,823 32,192

Where is Liberty University?

Liberty University is located at 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg VA 24515

How Safe is Liberty University?

Lynchburg has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Liberty University Known For?

Liberty University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Liberty University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Liberty University's Most Influential Alumni?

Liberty University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Criminal Justice, and Philosophy. Here are some of Liberty University's most famous alumni:

Tim LaHaye
An Evangelical Christian minister and author from the United States.
Susan Wise Bauer
An American historian.
Tony Perkins
A Christian political figure in the United States.
Shannon Bream
Shannon Bream
An American journalist.
Chris Epps
An American criminal justice employee and bribery convict.
Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer
An American Christian writer.
Michael R. Licona
Michael R. Licona
A New Testament Scholar.
Chuck Baldwin
An American politician.
A Musical artist.
Nick Foles
Nick Foles
An American football quarterback.
Kevin Beary
Kevin Beary
An American sheriff.
Terry Fator
Terry Fator
An American entertainer.

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