Top Ten Reasons to Choose Liberty University

 

  • 1. Quality - A quality education is worth the investment...

    We’ve been investing in our online students for decades, pioneering distance education since 1985 to offer a unique and proven approach to online education.  Our online programs are ranked in the top 5 out of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility and have received numerous other recognitions and accolades from credible evaluators.

  • 2. Affordability - Furthering your education should put you ahead...
    Liberty’s tuition rates are in the bottom third of top online schools — one of the lowest in the nation when compared to other residential and online universities. In fact, we were ranked among the Top 40 programs for affordability by AffordableColleges.com. We also accept financial aid, military tuition assistance and veterans benefits, and offer a variety of flexible payment options.
     
  • 3. Accessibility - You're busy - we understand...
    Our programs are designed to work around your schedule, so furthering your education won’t mean sacrificing important activities and people in your life. Our classes are offered in 8-week formats with no set login times, so you can study, write papers, and take tests at times that are convenient for you. Many of our undergraduate and graduate degrees can be completed 100% online, while some programs invite you to study on our beautiful campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, during one-week intensive courses. Our courses give you enough structure to stay on track and enough flexibility to learn at your own pace.
     
  • 4. Christian Worldview - Employers are looking for professionals who possess strong ethics...
    Today's employers are looking for professionals who are not only skilled but also possess strong ethics. As a Christian university, we are held to a higher standard — God’s standard — and are devoted to living out that standard through excellence in the education we provide, integrity in the services we offer, and a commitment to building character in our students. As a Liberty graduate, you will immediately stand out above the rest.
     
  • 5. Accreditation - Independent accreditation means that you can be confident...

    Independent accreditation means that you can be confident your degree will be respected by leaders in your profession. Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and holds many additional program-specific accreditations through national accrediting bodies. We have also been recognized by the following organizations for our excellence in education:

  • 6. Academic Programs - High academic standards can open new doors for you...

    With over 250 degrees and potential transfer credit for prior schooling, training, or on-the-job experience, our online programs offer a variety of ways for you pursue the career you want, in less time than you think.

  • 7. Faculty - Our faculty are personally invested in your success...

    Our faculty are not only highly qualified and experienced in their fields —they are also personally invested in your success. Many of them teach on our residential campus, so you know you’re getting the same great education — and the same great mentorship — as our on-campus students. Our 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio also ensures you’re getting one-on-one attention, if you want it, throughout your courses.

  • 8. Military - Your service to your country means a lot...

    We are dedicated to providing a world class educational experience to military students, veterans, spouses and DoD employees from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, the spouse of a service member or veteran, or a current Department of Defense employee, we are here to support you every step of the journey. The benefits we offer are second to none, including tuition discounts, book vouchers, a dedicated Office of Military Affairs, and the option to convert military experience into college credit so you can complete your degree faster.

  • 9. Support - Going back to school is a big step that you won't have to take alone...

    Your success is important to us, so you’ll have access to the academic, technical, and spiritual support you need. This includes resources like an online library, online writing center, tutoring services, career services, disability support, military support, Student Advocate Office, online student life, IT marketplace, and online bookstore.

  • 10. A Brick-and-Mortar Campus - If you want a taste of the university experience our campus has a lot to offer...

    Completing your program is your first priority, but if you want a taste of the university experience along the way, our campus has a lot to offer. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, our 7,000 acre campus holds state of the art facilities, one of a kind entertainment opportunities, over 20 NCAA college sports, Broadway-caliber theatre productions, and opportunities to hear world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, and ministry speak at our weekly Convocation. Visit us for Homecoming, intensive courses, or Commencement. We'd love to have you!