Degrees 100% Online Excludes licensure, certification, and some
doctoral programs

No Standardized Testing For students who meet
admission requirements

Transfer in up to 75% of a Degree Into a bachelor’s degree

Learn More

Close

Request Information








By submitting contact information through this form, I agree that Liberty University and its affiliates may call and/or text me about its offerings by any phone number I have provided and may provide in the future, including any wireless number, using automated technology.

Message and data rates may apply. For additional information, text HELP to 49595 or 49596. You may opt-out at any time by sending STOP to 49595 or 49596. Visit for Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

OR

Apply Now

Thank you for your interest in Liberty University Online! A representative from our school will be in contact with you soon. Have a great day!

Apply and get accepted to a Liberty University online program between 9/12 and 9/26 to have your application fee waived – a $50 savings!


Apply Now

Find your degree of interest by choosing from more than 250 online programs of study.

OR

Accreditation


Institutional Accreditation


 

SACSCOC - Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Accreditation ensures that Liberty University has met strict standards with regard to degree programs, faculty, administration, student support, and services. Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Liberty University will be accepted by other accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


Schools participate in the accreditation process in order to gain third-party recognition that verifies the institution meets certain standards of academic and administrative quality and is committed to continual improvement.


Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404)  679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Liberty University.


 


 


Program Specific Accreditation


 

Athletic Training -  Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education  (CAATE)


 

Business -  Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


 

School Counseling -  Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP)


 

Education -  The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as an education preparation provider (EPP).


 

Exercise Science -  Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)


 

Nursing -  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


 

Sport Management -  Commission on Sport Management Education (COSMA)


 

School of Music -  National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


Liberty University’s online program offers you the flexibility to study at your own pace, from your home or office, while retaining a level of structure that will help you stay on track toward achieving your educational goals. You’ll receive a quality education – that is both flexible and affordable – from an accredited institution.

Average course length

Most online courses are eight weeks long, while a few are 16 weeks long.

Experience that Matters to You

 

As a fully accredited Christian college with a 7,000+-acre campus in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University offers you education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

 

At Liberty, you'll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we've taken the time to learn what's important to you.

 

And what is that?

 

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

 

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality by BestColleges.com. That’s the difference experience makes.

 

Watch the Video

Why Choose Liberty University?

 

Maximize your time

 

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Enjoy Flexible Courses

 

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

 

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs 

Grow in Your Faith

 

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

 

We provide the same quality course offerings online as on our residential campus — and give you comparable online support, like an online library, writing centers, tutoring, study aides, and IT help.

 

 

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose
when and where you study.

Financing Options

 

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Tuition Discounts

Available for:
Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses.
Emergency Response Personnel

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Connect with Us to Find out More

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

Highest Regional Accreditation Available

The most important recognition you should look for in any school is its accreditation — and regional accreditation is the highest accreditation possible for colleges and universities.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for Southern states. Many of our programs are also recognized by other professional organizations and field-specific accrediting agencies, like these.

As a nonprofit university, we are committed to investing our resources into our students and programs — because your success is our success.

ACBSP - Accreditations Council for Business Schools and Programs NCATE - National Council for Accreditation of Teaching Education CCNE - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Military Times Best Colleges - 2018 Military Friendly School - MF'17 Award Military Friendly Spouse School - MF'17 Award Military Advanced Education & Transition - Top Colleges BestColleges.com - Virginia - Best Online Programs 2017 Online Colleges.com - Top Colleges 2018 Best Online Colleges - 2018 Niche.com - 2018 Best Schools Christian Universities Online - Top 25 Online Christian Colleges and Universities 2017
BestColleges.com - Schools Of Distinction Gold Medal

Liberty University is proud to announce its top 5 ranking for 2018. Liberty's online programs are ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.