ICE  (Institutional Challenge Examination)

What is an ICE?

An ICE is a Liberty University exam for residential students created from our courses and developed by our faculty.

Registration Procedures

  1. Print the ICE Registration Form.
  2. Student must receive permission from the designated course supervisor before registering for an ICE. Supervisor will sign the ICE Registration Form if approved. The designated course supervisor for the BIBL/EVAN/THEO exams is Dr. Etzel in the Religion Hall. For all other exams, please go to the chair of the ICE's respective department for the appropriate signature.
  3. Student returns registration form to Testing Services, DeMoss Hall Room 1036 when he/she is ready to take the exam.
  4. Student must pay for the ICE before taking the exam by using the Testing Services Payment Portal

Passing Score

Passing score is 70% for undergraduate and 76% for graduate courses.


The credit granted may only be used at Liberty University. 

A maximum of 30 hours may be used for undergraduate and 14 hours for graduate. 


  • $50 registration fee
  • $80 test administration fee
  • Total cost: $130

Rules for the ICE

  • You may only take the ICE once
  • An ICE may not be taken if you have previously taken the course or are currently taking it
  • The ICE may be taken during the add/drop period
  • An ICE must be completed within one month of notification of the exam
  • Credits for an ICE are not applicable to residency hours

Courses approved for an ICE (subject to change):  

BIBL 105 GREK 202           CHHI 520 OBST 591
BIBL 110 GREK 301   CHHI 525 OBST 592
BIBL 450 GREK 302   NBST 521 OTCL 505
BIBL 497 MATH above 121   NBST 522 OTCL 510
CHEM 107 MUSC 105    NGRK 500 OTCL 530
CSCI 110* MUSC 106   NGRK 501 THEO 525
CSCI 111* PHYS all   NGRK 506 THEO 530
CSCI 112* THEO 201      
EVAN 101 THEO 202      
GREK 201 THEO 497      

* Must be taken in prerequisite order


Testing Services
(434) 582-2408