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. Although the university's physical campus is in Lynchburg, most of its students are online. 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. , the university enrolled about 15,000 students in its residential program and 80,000 students in online courses for a total of about 95,000.

Liberty University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
61,64950%54%115024

How Much Does Liberty University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$14,791$669
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage 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 BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
75,01542,82332,192

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:

Les Adams
An American politician.
Jennifer Sullivan
A Florida State Representative.
Vic Mignogna
Vic Mignogna
An American voice actor and musician.
Dre Barnes
An American college football player.
Lee Chatfield
A Republican politician from Michigan.
Jeff Coleman
An American politician.
Kevin Max
Kevin Max
An American musician, poet and actor.
Troy Nehls
An American politician.
Darryl Foster
An American activist and Christian minister.
Tim Krieger
An American politician.
Scott Baugh
An American politician.
Thad Cockrell
Thad Cockrell
A Musician.