“From the beginning, the goal was not to create another bible college. The vision was to create academic excellence, world-class facilities, NCAA Division I athletics, and student activities, and to provide it all with a distinctively Christian environment. ”
— Jerry Falwell, Jr.
Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to impact tomorrow’s world. After more than 40 years of educating young champions to impact the world for Christ and defending the founding principles of our nation, our mission remains the same.
Our tagline, Training Champions for Christ since 1971, collectively acknowledges the university’s unique heritage, affirms our uncompromising mission, and echoes Liberty’s commitment to Christian values which distinguish us from other schools and universities.
Today, Liberty’s mission has expanded to impact lives not only residentially, but around the world through online education – enrolling nearly 100,000 students combined. Training Champions for Christ since 1971 will continue to honor Liberty’s courageous history while focusing on equipping students to excel in their fields and impact their world.
Join us and be a part of the story – the Liberty story.