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Liberty University Admissions

Admissions Steps

The 4 A's of Admissions

Throughout the college admissions process, there are many steps to complete, so we have tried to make that process as simple as possible for you.

Our 4 A’s of Admissions are Apply, Accept, ASIST, and Attend. By following the 4 A’s outlined below, you will be set up for success as you navigate the admissions process.

Apply to Liberty today and begin your dream of being a professional who impacts the world for Christ!

  • Step 1: Apply

    Apply to Liberty University

    Apply Online

    You can also apply by calling us at (800) 543-5317 to speak to one of our Admissions Counselors, Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (EST).

    Submit Your Documents

    After you apply, submit the following documents to receive your admission decision:

    Admission Essay

    Submit your admission essay by emailing a copy in a PDF or Word document format to admissionsdocs@liberty.edu.


    • High school* and college transcripts can be submitted by completing a Transcript Request Form or by logging into Parchment (or another secured electronic transcript program)
    • High school transcripts are not required if you have already completed 12+ transferable college credits and submit a High School Self-Certification through your ASIST account

    *GPA's are recalculated (unweighted)

    Official Test Scores: SAT (Liberty Code: 5385), ACT (Liberty Code: 4364), or CLT

    • The Writing section of the SAT is not considered for acceptance or Liberty scholarships
    • All standardized test scores are super-scored, meaning we will consider your best composite ACT score or your best SAT score based on the Evidence-based Reading & Writing and the Math sections
    • Liberty University now offers award-winning Prepworks® ACT and SAT preparation courses with money-back guarantees

    After reviewing your application, additional information or documents may be requested by the admission committee.

    Claim Your myLU Account

    Once your application is processed (1-2 business days after applying), go liberty.edu/account

    Your myLU account will give you access to the following:

    You will need your Liberty University ID number to claim your account. Call us at (800) 543-5317 if you experience any difficulty.

    Submit Your Confirmation Deposit

    Submit the Confirmation Deposit and secure thousands of dollars in rewards even before being accepted.

  • Step 2: Accept

    Once you receive your acceptance letter from Liberty:

    • Submit your $250 Confirmation Deposit if you haven't already done so. This deposit secures your award package, so we recommend submitting it as early as possible to receive a higher award amount.
    • Pay online or call us at (800) 543-5317. 
    • Complete your Math and English Assessments. Login to your myLU account > Blackboard > My Access > Courses > Math Assessment and English Assessment.
      • Both assessments need to be completed in order to register for classes.
      • If your score is above 22 on the first part of the Math Assessment, you will be asked to take part 2.?
      • If you have transferred college credit for mathematics or English already, you will not be required to take the respective assessment.
    • Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You and a parent or guardian must sign the FAFSA electronically; to do so, both you and your parent/guardian will use the FSA ID that each of you will need to create before starting the FAFSA.  
    • Sign the Master Promissory Note for federal student loans and complete Entrance Counseling. For more information, visit our Financial Aid Office's website

    Watch Financial Aid Q&A Livecast

  • Step 3: ASIST

    Select Campus Housing & Complete Financial Check-In 

    Complete Financial Check-In (FCI) through your ASIST account by following these instructions:

    1. Sign-in to myLU and find “Financial Check-In” under “Login Shortcuts.”
    2. Using your Automated Student Information Services Tool (ASIST), complete the following:
      • Vehicle Registration
      • Select Housing
      • Purchase Flames Cash
      • Review and verify your Summary of Accounts and Financial Aid (scholarships, fees, and tuition costs)
      • Select a payment plan
      • Make your first payment

    FCI Questions

    To speak to an admissions counselor, you can use Chat Live or call us at (800) 543-5317.

    For answers regarding Financial Check-In and payment plans, please call our Student Accounts office at (866) 783-0191.

  • Step 4: Attend

    When you have finished Financial Check-In, view our Course Registration Tutorial Videos for class registration tips and instructions.

    Register for Courses in Your ASIST Account

    You must select at least 12 credit hours to retain your financial aid.

    Visit the College of Applied Studies and Academic Success (CASAS) webpage to discover major-specific Degree Completion Plans

    Use the Math and English Placement Guide to determine your Math and English classes.


    For questions or assistance, speak with one of our Admissions Counselors by calling (800) 543-5317.

    If you are a transfer student with over 12 credit hours, you will need to speak with one of our professional advisors in CASAS by calling (434) 592-4110.

    Complete Final Steps & Attend Orientation


    Watch the Admission 101 Livecast to learn more about the admissions process.


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Saturdays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EST

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