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Debate Team Membership

Academic Success

Our debaters are required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Many are also enrolled in the Liberty University Honors program, which requires a minimum 3.5 GPA. Debate students enroll in COMS 395 and earn one hour of upper-level credit for each semester in which they participate, up to eight semesters. Many former debaters have gone on to have successful careers in business, teaching, and law, and alumni have attended law schools at Duke University, the University of Virginia, George Washington University, the University of Texas, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago.

Apply for Debate Team

Membership on the Liberty University Debate Team is open to students of all experience levels. We welcome those with no prior debate experience, extensive debate experience, and everyone in between.

If you are interested in being a part of the Liberty University Debate Team and would like more information, please fill out an information sheet and send it to Michael P. Hall, Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd., Department of Debate, Lynchburg, VA, 24502.


Liberty Debate provides scholarships to experienced high school policy debaters and returning junior varsity and varsity debaters based on their ability and team dedication.