International Undergraduate Admissions

International Undergraduate Admissions

At Liberty University, we have over 700 international students from more than 70 countries. International admission is a unique process with specific steps to follow. In addition to the information below, our team of professional International Admissions Specialists are here to assist you through each stage of the process to ensure all of your questions are answered.

Our desire is that earning your degree is both academically enriching and affordable. We have made several scholarship options available to you as an international student. Find out more information and take a look at some helpful resources on our International Students homepage.

  • Step 1: Apply

    Your first step in the admission process will be to submit your application to Liberty University! Additionally, there are multiple documents that are required for our Admission Committee to make an admission decision. Please check out the instructions below to start your admission to Liberty.

    Submit Your Application

    Apply Online

    Or print the application, fill it out, and email a copy to International@liberty.edu.

    Application Deadline

    The time needed for processing a visa application and making travel arrangements varies for each student. This means there is no definite application deadline. However, we recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins. This will allow enough time for our office to process your application and for you to schedule your F-1 visa interview.

    Submit Your Official Documents

    • Complete the Admissions Essay
    • Secondary Education and College transcripts
      • Applicants who have completed secondary education or college-level academic coursework outside of U.S. must have their transcripts evaluated by a credential evaluation service provider that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services. (NACES®)
      • If a NACES credential evaluation was completed based on a preliminary secondary transcript for the purpose of admission to the University, the student must also submit a NACES evaluation of the final secondary credential before being permitted to register for second semester courses
    • Test of English Proficiency for students whose primary language is not English, submit one of the following tests:
    • Passport: Send a photocopy of the photo picture page of your passport including your birth date and the expiration date of your passport by email to international@liberty.edu or by fax to (434) 522-0430
    • Affidavit of Financial Support 18-19
    • SAT or ACT college entrance exam score report
      • Not required for admission purposes, but may be essential for obtaining a Student Visa in your country
      • The mid-range score for admission is 980-1040 for SAT and 19-22 for the ACT (composite)
      • Liberty University now offers award-winning Prepworks® ACT and SAT preparation courses with money-back guarantees

    $250 Confirmation Deposit

    • Pay online
    • Or call the Admissions Office at (800) 543-5317 and pay by phone, Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EST

    International Transfer Students

    Additional items needed when transferring from another school within the U.S.:

  • Step 2: Accept

    Get your Visa & SEVIS

    The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee and your student VISA are integral parts of your admission process as they allow you to legally study in the United States. Be sure to pay the SEVIS fee at least three days prior to crossing the U.S. border.

  • Step 3: ASIST

    Complete Financial Check-In & Health Form

  • Step 4: Attend

    Make Travel Arrangements & Attend Orientation

    • Submit your picture for your Flames Pass, which serves as your student ID
    • Notify an International Admissions Specialist of your travel arrangements in order to be picked up at the Lynchburg airport, bus, or train station
    • Attend International Student Orientation

 


Contact

international@liberty.edu
(434) 592-3250

(434) 522-0430 (fax)

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