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Liberty University “Training Champions for Christ” – School of Education Fall 2021

The Pi Sigma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Honor Society in Education brought home seven national awards.

Alumni Karis Hicks received VATFACS’s Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Award.

Dr. Samuel J. Smith won LU President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

25 Residential and 83 online programs; includes cognates.
108 programs currently offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level; 24 certificates are also available – as of October 2021.

Accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through CAEP

Undergrad Graduation Profile

Average number of terms to complete: 7*
Graduating class size: 821*

Of alumni surveyed:

Top Occupations

  • Educational Instruction and Library
  • Business and Financial
  • Sales and Related
  • Healthcare Support
  • Office and Administrative Support

100% are employed full or part time

Of those:

  • 93% are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 94% are employed in field or related field of study



Average GPA: 3.50
Total Enrollment: 536
Faculty: 28
Returning Students: 92%
Total New Students: 34%
Average Class Size: 14
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 16


Average GPA: 3.60
Total Enrollment: 12,561
Faculty: 298
Returning Students: 61%
Total New Students: 22%
Average Class Size: 15
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 8

Student Body*


Average Age: 18-22
Gender: 6% male | 94% female
Minority: 13%
Countries Represented: 4
Military: 4%
Out-of-state: 59%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 97%
57% of residential students live on campus


Average Age: 35-60
Gender: 21% male | 79% female
Minority: 29%
Countries Represented: 43
Military: 30%
Out-of-state: 80%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 87%

*based on AY2021 IPEDS data

Student Life

Convocation & Key Speakers
Clinical Partnerships & 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

15+ approved study abroad programs available to education 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

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