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Facts & Figures – School of Behavioral Sciences

Liberty University “Training Champions for Christ” – School of Behavioral Sciences

School of Behavioral Sciences professor to participate in $800,000 grant to offer mental health services in rural Central Virginia

21 residential and 55 online programs; includes cognates.
76 programs currently offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level; certificates are also available – as of October 2021

Undergrad Graduation Profile*

Average number of terms to complete: 8
Graduating class size: 1,708

Of alumni surveyed:

Top Occupations

  • Nonprofit, community, and social service
  • Educational instruction and library
  • Healthcare practitioners and technical
  • Life, physical, and social science

96% are employed full or part time

Of those:

  • 93% are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 67% are employed in field or related field of study



Average GPA: 3.40
Total Enrollment: 1,119
Faculty: 37
Returning Students: 86%
Total New Students: 31%
Average Class Size: 26
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 14


Average GPA: 3.40
Total Enrollment: 16,714
Faculty: 493
Returning Students: 61%
Total New Students: 25%
Average Class Size: 18
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 8

Student Body*


Average Age: 18-22
Gender: 22% male | 78% female
Minority: 22%
Countries Represented: 19
Military: 5%
Out-of-state: 62%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 95%
52% of residential students live on campus


Average Age: 35-60
Gender: 19% male | 81% female
Minority: 30%
Countries Represented: 49
Military: 30%
Out-of-state: 83%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 86%

*based on AY2021 IPEDS data

Liberty Student Life

Convocation & Key Speakers
Psychology Activities & Student Clubs

Students have previously held internships at The White House, Pinkston, C-Span, & U.S. Marshals

500+ employers recruit at 11 career fairs
650+ professional development workshops offered

Of 1,973 LU SEND participants, 173 went on group trips, and 33 studied abroad and did international internships in 21 countries with top locations such as Italy, Spain, Ecuador, France, & South Korea

30+ approved study abroad programs available to Behavioral Science students

100% of students said they gained valuable experience from semesters abroad

20+ on-campus eateries

20 D1 NCAA sports and 550+ student athletes.
Club & intramural sports
Paintball & gun range
Camp Hydaway & lake
Ski slope & ice rink

(Facts & Figures from Fall 2021)

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