College profile: Liberty University
Location: Residential campus – Lynchburg, VA; online programStudent /faculty ratio: 25:1 for undergraduate: 20:1 for graduateDegrees offered
Associate of Arts in General StudiesAssociate of Arts in AccountingAssociate of Arts in BusinessAssociate of Arts in Criminal JusticeAssociate of Arts in EducationAssociate of Arts in Management Information SystemsAssociate of Arts in PsychologyAssociate of Arts in ReligionBachelor of Science in AccountingBachelor of Science in BusinessBachelor of Science in Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science in EducationBachelor of Science in management Information SystemsBachelor of Science in Multi-Disciplinary StudiesBachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to B.S.N. Completion)Bachelor of Science in PsychologyBachelor of Science in ReligionMaster of Science in AccountingMaster of Arts in Management and LeadershipMaster of Business AdministrationMaster of Arts in Human ServicesMaster of Arts in Marriage and Family TherapyMaster of Arts in Professional CounselingMaster of Arts in TeachingMaster of EducationMaster of Science in NursingMaster of Arts in Christian LeadershipMaster of Arts in Discipleship MinistriesMaster of Arts in Evangelism and church plantingMaster of Arts in Marketplace ChaplaincyMaster of Arts in Pastoral CounselingMaster of Arts in Theological StudiesMaster of Arts in Worship StudiesMaster of Arts in ReligionMaster of DivinityMaster of Religious EducationMaster of Divinity – ChaplaincyMaster of Sacred TheologyDoctor of Philosophy in CounselingEducational SpecialistDoctor of EducationDoctor of MinistryPhD in Theology and ApologeticsPercent of applicants admitted: 98% SAT/ACT scores: Reading, math, writing – not needed for Liberty University Online
Number of undergrads: 26, 513, 23, 634 graduates
Gender breakdown: 52% female, 48% male
Tuition and Fees: $250 / credit hour cap for Military for Undergraduate and Graduate programs (not including all Doctoral level programs)
$150 tech fee per semester (waived if military goes over part time)
$100-$400 book voucher available for military personnel per semesterIs service excepted as credit toward a degree?Yes, Liberty University Online awards credit based on the recommendations by the American Council on Education (ACE).Why does the school like military students?Liberty University has always acknowledged and valued the service of our U.S. Armed Forces. We devote many of our resources and efforts for our military students as a way of giving back for all the sacrifices they have made for our country. What GI Bill/Tuition Assistance benefits are offered/available?Liberty University has been authorized to process Military Tuition Assistance and the GI Bill, and provides a Military Affairs Office to offer benefit counseling for our students. Do you offer online degrees/distance learning programs?Liberty University offers over 40 online degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. What programs/services are available specifically to military students?Liberty University offers tuition discounts to bring tuition down to $250 per credit hour, fee waivers, and free book vouchers for undergraduate students. LU has also partnered with SOC, GoArmyEd, the Navy College Program, and the Veterans Affairs Administration to provide the Yellow Ribbon Program. What is your policy on involuntary activation for military service?Liberty University will work with all service members whose education schedule may be disrupted as a result of their service. Students are encouraged to first reach out to their professor to request additional time. If the course will not allow for additional time to be granted, or if the orders require a long absence, students may request a military withdrawal. Approved military withdrawals will result in no financial penalty for the student.