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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

We welcome your application to Liberty University! When we evaluate undergraduate applications, we value intellectual ability, academic achievement, and personal qualities that will contribute to our university mission and campus community.

Admission Decisions

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative GPA from high school or college (request transcripts or complete your High School Self-Certification Form)
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT without writing, using the highest score on each section (super scoring)
  • Essay submission

Note: Other documentation such as reference letters, community service, and leadership, may also be helpful or required by the admissions committee.

Mid-ranges for enrolled freshmen:

50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:

  • High School GPA - 3.15-3.83
  • Old SAT** (math and critical reading only) - 950-1170
  • New SAT  (ERW* and math only) - 1020-1220
  • ACT composite - 20-27

**Prior to March 2016 
*Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

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Suggested Course Completions

We do not have specific course requirements for applicants; however, the recommended curriculum will prepare you for classroom expectations at Liberty. The recommended curriculum includes:

  • 4 units of English
  • 2-3 years of college preparatory mathematics
  • 2 years of laboratory science
  • 2 years of social science
  • 2 years of foreign language
  • At least 4 units of elective credits 


Questions? Contact an Admissions Counselor


Weekdays: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. EST
Saturdays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EST

(800) 543-5317 (call)
(839-858) TEXTLU


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