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Honors Scholars

Achieve Your Potential

Liberty University Honors Scholars

Are you interested in attending an accredited Christian university where you learn from caring and credentialed faculty in small, Ivy League-sized Honors seminars with intellectually curious classmates who have an average SAT of 1460?

If you participated in Gifted and Talented programs in high school or if you are academically talented and serious about your studies and seek to be appropriately challenged, you should consider the academic enrichment of Honors Scholars along with its merit-based scholarships.

Honors Scholars at Liberty is designed to help you achieve your highest intellectual and creative potential with supportive and credentialed Honors faculty.


  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • 60 or fewer college credits completed
  • 28 or above ACT and/or 1330 or above SAT

Review Dates

Complete applications need to be mailed by these postmark dates for consideration:

  • November 1
  • December 1
  • February  1
  • March 1

Admission to Liberty University’s Honors Scholars is competitive, and enrollment is limited.

Apply for Spring or Early Decision

  • November 1
  • December 1

If you are a transfer or Liberty student and want to apply for the following spring semester, apply by November 1 or December 1 for spring acceptance. Always indicate at the top of the form what semester you are applying for. The postmark date is used to determine application receipt date. For best results, hand carry your packet into a post office and have it date stamped on or before the deadline to make that review.  To qualify as a transfer or Liberty student, you must have 12 credits or more with grades (AP and CLEP credits don’t count toward your college GPA).  To qualify as a high school student, you must have qualifying ACT or SAT and high school GPA (see how to apply as a high school student).

If you want an early decision for a fall admission, apply November 1 or December 1 of your senior year of high school.


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