Admissions Guide for Veterans
Step 1 - Apply for Admission into the Program
Complete an online application or call (800) 424-9595 and press 1 on the menu to complete an application over the phone. Please be sure to check and fill in the military and veteran information under the "Military Information" portion of the application.
Step 2 - Request Official Military Transcript for Evaluation
To request an official evaluation of your military training for college credit, please have your official transcripts sent directly to:
Liberty University Online
Attn: Office of Transfer Evaluations
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515
Official military transcripts may be requested online by clicking on the applicable link below.
Department of Defense:
CLEP/DANTES: May be sent in for evaluation. Must be official.
Step 3: Send in Civilian Transcripts
Fax / scan unofficial college transcripts (Post-master’s candidates must send in official transcripts for admissions purposes).
Official college transcripts (sealed, unopened copy). All official transcripts must be received by the end of the first term. If not, students will be unable to continue to register for classes.
Unofficial college transcript policy
An unofficial copy of the college transcript can either be faxed from the institution, printed from the school’s official site, or an opened copy that you may have in your possession.
Before sending unofficial college transcripts, please make sure they include the following:
School’s name or logo printed on the document
List of completed courses and earned credit
Degree and date conferred (if applicable)
Note: At least one course must be completed through Liberty before a student can receive an official transcript.
Step 4 – Apply for Veteran Affairs (VA) Benefits (if eligible)
If eligible for VA benefits (GI Bill or VA Vocational Rehabilitation), please go to the VA Benefits/GI Bill page for a step-by-step VA benefit guide. It is recommend that paperwork be submitted during the application process and before enrollment in courses to allow time for paperwork to be processed.
Step 5 – If applying for Financial Aid
Visit Liberty's financial aid website for steps on how to complete your FAFSA.
Step 6 – Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Agreement Issued
Once you are fully accepted into the program, a military degree completion plan (SOC agreement) will be created for you, which will indicate all transfer and military credit utilized in your degree and what remaining courses must be completed before degree may be conferred. Please allow 2-4 weeks for the SOC to be issued to you after you are fully accepted.