Becoming a Student

Liberty University has been a long term supporter of the United States military. Liberty University has been ranked as a top military friendly school by several publications such as Military Advance Education, Best for Vets, GI Jobs and Military Times Edge. Liberty University appreciates your sacrifice and service to our country. We would like to honor your service by giving you the best possible higher education and charging the lowest possible tuition rates.

Why you should choose to study with Liberty University Online:

As you embark on your academic journey, the admissions process can seem overwhelming. We have designed 5 STEPS to help you successfully navigate through the admissions process and begin your classes with ease.

STEP 1: Apply for Admission

Complete an online application or call (800) 424-9595 to speak with an Admissions Consultant. Please be sure to complete the military information portion of the application.

STEP 2: College Credit for Military Training

Request an official evaluation of your military training for college credit.

STEP 3: Submit Civilian Transcripts

  1. Fax/scan unofficial college transcripts. (Post-master's candidates must send in official transcripts for admissions purposes). You may may fax/scan unofficial transcripts to (888) 301-3577 or

  2. 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. Please send all official college transcripts to:

Liberty University Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515

STEP 4: Contact Military Education Office

Contact your Base Education Office or the Veteran Administration to determine eligibility for Tuition Assitance or Veterans benefits. If eligible, please view the Tuition Assistance and GI Bill® benefits page for a step-by-step TA/VA benefit and Financial Check-In guide.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

STEP 5: Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Student Agreement Issued

Undergraduate students only - Once you are fully accepted into the program, a military degree completion plan (Student 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 the degree may be conferred. Please allow 2-4 weeks for the SOC to be issued to you after you are fully accepted.

For more detailed and customized information on your branch of service, please click on your branch below.                                                                                                      

Air Force


Coast Guard

Department of Defense        



Military Spouses