Liberty students through the decades

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70s

Number of students who enrolled in classes: 6,037
Largest major: Pastoral ministries and training (1,075)
Style: Big hair, granny dresses, leisure
Top Movies: Godfather I & II, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Star Wars
Popular Musicians: Simon & Garfunkel, Captain & Tennille and Rod Stewart

80s

Number of students who enrolled in classes: 43,537
Largest major: Business (9,194)
Style: Legwarmers, designer jeans, pinstripes and shoulder pads.
Top Movies: Star Wars Episode V, Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Shining
Popular Musicians: Blondie, Prince and the Bangles

90s

Number of students who enrolled in classes: 71,070
Largest major: Business (11,086)
Style: Sweatshirts, denim jackets and backwards caps
Top Movies: The Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction and Schindler’s List
Popular Musicians: Wilson Philips, Boyz II Men and Whitney Houston

00s

Number of students who enrolled in classes: 183,243
Largest major: Psychology (25,118)
Style: Ugg boots, high-tops, hoodies and skinny jeans
Top Movies: The Dark Knight, Lord of the Rings and City of God
Popular Musicians: Mariah Carey, Usher and the Black Eyed Peas

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