Liberty University

5,969 reviews
  1. Lynchburg, VA
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    D+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    A
Liberty University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Evangelical
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference
Address
1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515

Liberty University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
22%
SAT Range
910-1160
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$23,367/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $23,428/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,195/ year
  • $49-75k
    $23,234/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,566/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,745/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.330 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.340 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.335 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
27,408Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
43%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 172 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    55%
  • I am an online student
    27%
  • Champion
    13%
  • Human
    2%
  • No comment
    1%
  • Athlete
    1%
  • Judgemental
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life.280 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.532 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 213 responses
Report
  • Christ centered!
    33%
  • Champions
    24%
  • "If it's Christian, it ought to be better."
    15%
  • Faithful
    10%
  • Exciting
    6%
  • Family
    3%
  • Diffrent
    2%

After Liberty University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.198 responses

Reviews

5,969 reviews
  • Excellent
    1939
  • Very Good
    2232
  • Average
    1392
  • Poor
    184
  • Terrible
    169
I loved this university. I felt very safe, and the academics are top-of-the-line. Everyone was kind, and although the cost is high, Liberty is definitely worth attending.
  • Niche User
  • 23 hours ago
My professors know my name even in classes of 200+
  • College Freshman
  • 9 days ago
I love that it's so centered on Christ! Really refreshing these days!
  • College Freshman
  • 9 days ago