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Gate 2 Testing Options (Initial Licensure)

Reading, Writing, and Mathematics Assessments

Program Status Check for the EPP (Gate 2) requires passing scores on select verbal, reading, and mathematics assessments. Be sure to select Liberty University as a score recipient when registering. If using assessment scores not previously sent to Liberty University, contact the testing organization and request for an additional copy to be sent to Liberty University.

Official score reports in a sealed envelope can be mailed to:

 

Liberty University
ATTN Admissions Verification
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg VA 24515

LUO Candidates

  • Official score reports may also be submitted electronically to LUOverify@liberty.edu through e-script, parchment, national clearinghouse, or other approved electronic transcript delivery service.
  • If submitting SAT/ACT scores on a high school transcript, these may be emailed or faxed directly from a high school to Liberty University.

Testing Requirements for Gate 2 Applications Submitted On 12/1/2019 or Later

  • VCLA (Score: 470) and
  • Reading Assessment (Approved options included below) and
  • Writing Assessment (Approved options included below) and
  • Mathematics Assessment (Approved options included below)

Reading Assessment Options

  • ACT – Reading (Score: 21, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • ACT – Reading (Score: 22, taken after April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Critical Reading (Score: 450, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Critical Reading (Score: 530, taken April 1, 1995 – February 2016)
  • SAT – Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (Score: 580, taken March 2016 or later)
  • Praxis Core – Reading – Test Code 5712 (Score: 168)
    • Green Status: 168
    • Yellow Status: 156 – 167 (Undergraduate candidates only*)
  • GRE – Verbal Reasoning (Score: 151, taken August 2011 or later)

Writing Assessment Options

  • Praxis Core – Writing – Test Code 5722 (Score: 165)
    • Green Status: 165
    • Yellow Status: 162 – 164 (Undergraduate candidates only*)

Mathematics Assessment Options

  • ACT – Math (Score: 21, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • ACT – Math (Score: 22, taken April 1, 1995 or later)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 510, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 530, taken April 1, 1995 – February 2016)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 560, taken March 2016 or later)
  • Praxis Core – Mathematics – Test Code 5732 (Score: 162)
    • Green Status: 162
    • Yellow Status: 150 – 161 (Undergraduate candidates only*)
  • GRE – Quantitative Reasoning (Score: 153, taken August 2011 or later)

Testing Requirements for Gate 2 Applications Submitted On 9/1/2018 through 11/30/2019

  • VCLA (Score: 470) and
  • Reading Assessment (Approved options included below) and
  • Mathematics Assessment (Approved options included below)

Reading Assessment Options

  • ACT – Reading (Score: 21, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • ACT – Reading (Score: 22, taken after April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Critical Reading (Score: 450, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Critical Reading (Score: 530, taken April 1, 1995 – February 2016)
  • SAT – Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (Score: 580, taken March 2016 or later)
  • Praxis Core – Reading – Test Code 5712 (Score: 168)
    • Green Status: 168
    • Yellow Status: 156 – 167 (Undergraduate candidates only*)
  • GRE – Verbal Reasoning (Score: 151, taken August 2011 or later)

Mathematics Assessment Options

  • ACT – Math (Score: 21, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • ACT – Math (Score: 22, taken April 1, 1995 or later)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 510, taken prior to April 1, 1995)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 530, taken April 1, 1995 – February 2016)
  • SAT – Math (Score: 560, taken March 2016 or later)
  • Praxis Core – Mathematics – Test Code 5732 (Score: 162)
    • Green Status: 162
    • Yellow Status: 150 – 161 (Undergraduate candidates only*)
  • GRE – Quantitative Reasoning (Score: 153, taken August 2011 or later)

*Status:

  • Yellow Status: Candidates must retake and pass the assessment with passing score for Gate 3.

Visit the College Board website for more information about how to retrieve archived SAT scores.

Visit the ACT website for more information about how to retrieve archived ACT scores.