Resident Graduate Admissions

Liberty University offers a wide variety of graduate programs and specializations in residential formats. At Liberty, you have the unique opportunity to study with world-class faculty in a distinctively Christian environment.

With more than 15,000 residential students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states, you will join a community of Champions for Christ who want to impact the world.

  • A commitment to academic excellence, Christian principles, and social responsibility continues to guide the university’s direction for the future. Our faculty’s goal is to prepare you to excel in your chosen careers immediately after graduation, while influencing the world for Christ.
  • As a student in Liberty’s graduate program, you will have the unique opportunity to enjoy the resources and facilities only a large university can offer, while learning in small classes and interacting with committed, supportive, and distinguished faculty on a daily basis.
  • The Carnegie Foundation named Liberty a “Doctoral University” – one of only 335 universities in the nation to receive this academic classification. The Graduate School is proud to have quickly become a world-class reaching institution, emphasizing not only professional expertise but also academic research.   

The Graduate School at Liberty University offers 27 graduate programs and more than 100 specializations housed under 11 different colleges and schools. Each is designed to offer the support you need to become an expert in your field capable of contributing to the future of that profession. Our liberal arts approach allows you to not only succeed and improve in your careers but also to adapt and thrive in changing professional environments. Liberty graduates don’t just succeed, but excel in their jobs with transferable skills like critical thinking, researching, and data analysis. 


Consider attending Graduate School Preview Day to explore the graduate school options available to you at Liberty University. You are invited to visit our beautiful, ever-growing, campus in Lynchburg, Virginia.

  • FAFSA 2017-2018 is now open!

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available for the 2017-2018 academic year. Learn more about the changes to the FAFSA here.

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Program receives CCNE accreditation!

Liberty University has received accreditation for the Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). More information can be found on the School of Nursing webpage and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education webpage.

  • Resident counseling M.A. program receives CACREP accreditation!

Liberty University has received accreditation for its resident Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) program from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) [...] Liberty’s residential program was approved for the maximum eight-year period, which Hawkins said reflects how pleased CACREP’s committee was with the university’s program... Read More

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