Liberty University

5,955 reviews
  1. Lynchburg, VA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A
  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 rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.524 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.536 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.531 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 329 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    44%
  • I am an online student
    29%
  • Champion
    10%
  • Champion for Christ
    10%
  • Human
    3%
  • Loves Christ
    2%
  • Judgemental
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life.409 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.697 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 412 responses
Report
  • Christ centered!
    40%
  • Champions
    24%
  • "If it's Christian, it ought to be better."
    9%
  • Faithful
    8%
  • Exciting
    5%
  • 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%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.406 responses

Reviews

5,955 reviews
  • Excellent
    1968
  • Very Good
    2240
  • Average
    1394
  • Poor
    184
  • Terrible
    169
The athletics at Liberty University are amazing! Liberty offers many Division 1 sports including but not limited to Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, M&W Cross Country, M&W Soccer, M&W Tennis, M&W Track and Field, Golf, Field Hockey, and M&W Volleyball. Liberty has achieved many Big South Conference titles and teams continue to succeed.

Students love to attend sporting events and many slogans and traditions that were started with the school continue today. Liberty is constantly striving to achieve greater success with its athletics by giving their students state or the art athletic facilities and many of the teams have their own athletic facilities and workout gyms.
  • College Junior
  • 9 months ago
Applying to Liberty University was one of the best decisions of my life. It has one of the least expensive tuition costs and is the largest Christian based university in the world. It offers 245 different degree programs, and has programs that fit my needs perfectly. The classes are challenging, but are worth the effort needed to pass them. The on-line program allowed me to continue to work full-time, raise a family, and gain the education needed to advance in my career. The staff always gives superior customer service and goes above and beyond to encourage each student to reach all of their goals. I recently visited the campus was made to feel valued and special by each individual I encountered. I was amazed by the beauty of the campus and the sports facilities, and the amenities that are offered. The students and staff members are very warm and accepting of everyone regardless of their beliefs, cultures, background, or ideals. Liberty University is perfect for me, and may be for you too!
  • College Sophomore
  • 6 months ago
The academics at Liberty are great! They have a wide variety of different classes offered and make the required general studies classes very well-rounded as well. The professors put together assignments that help stretch our learning, are very thorough, keep the students busy, and are very encouraging throughout the term. The registration process is also very easy to do and the workers in the student accounts office call center are very helpful in navigating and getting everything required for the semester together.
  • College Senior
  • 4 months ago