Admissions Steps: 4 A's of Admissions

Admissions Steps

Step 1: Apply | Fall Priority Deadline: Dec. 31

Apply to Liberty & Submit Your Documents

Apply Online

  • You can also apply by calling us at (800) 543-5317 to speak to one of our Admissions Counselors.
    Call Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (EST)

Next, submit your documents and claim your Liberty account

After you apply, submit the following documents:

  • Liberty University Admissions Essay
  • Official high school transcripts (not required if you have already obtained an associates degree) and college transcripts (if applicable): Transcript Request Form
    • Note: GPA's are recalculated (unweighted).
  • Your SAT score (Liberty Code: 5385), ACT score (Liberty Code: 4364), or CLT score
    • Note: The Writing section of the SAT is not considered for acceptance or Liberty scholarships. Liberty University will consider your best composite ACT score. All standardized test scores are super-scored.
  • After reviewing your application, additional information may be requested by the admissions committee.
  • Claim your myLU account. Go to myLU Sign-in > Claim Account. 
    • You will need your Liberty University ID number to claim your account. Call us at (800) 543-5317 if you experience any difficulty.

Confirm Your Scholarship Package

Submit the Confirmation Deposit and secure thousands of dollars in rewards even before being accepted.

Step 2: Accept | Fall Priority Deadline: Feb. 28

Take Assessments & Submit Your FAFSA

Once you receive your acceptance letter from Liberty:

  • Pay your $250 Confirmation Deposit if you haven't already done so. This deposit secures your award package, so we recommend submitting it as early as possible to receive a higher award amount.
  • Pay online or call us at (800) 543-5317.  
  • Complete your Math and English Assessments. Login to your myLU account > Blackboard > My Access > Courses > Math Assessment and English Assessment. 
  • Both assessments need to be completed in order to register for classes.
    • If your score is above 22 on the first part of the Math Assessment, you will be asked to take part 2.
    • If you have transfered college credit for mathematics or English already, you will not be required to take the respective assessment.
  • Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You and a parent must sign the FAFSA electronically; to do so, both you and your parent will use the FSA ID that each will need to create before starting the FAFSA.  
  • Sign the Master Promissory Note for federal student loans and complete Entrance Counseling. For more information, visit our Financial Aid Office's website

Watch Financial Aid Q&A Livecast

Step 3: ASIST | Fall Priority Deadline: Apr. 30

Select Campus Housing & Complete Financial Check-In 

Complete Financial Check-In (FCI) through your ASIST account by following these instructions:

  • Sign-in to myLU > ASIST > Student > Financial Check-In.
  • Using ASIST, you will complete the following:
    • Vehicle Registration
    • Select Housing
    • Purchase Flames Cash
    • Review and verify Summary of Accounts and Financial Aid (scholarships, fees, and tuition costs)
    • Select payment plan
    • Make first payment

FCI Questions:

Step 4: Attend | Fall Priority Deadline: June 6

Register for Courses & Attend Orientation

Course Registration Tutorial Videos

When you have finished Financial Check-In:


Watch the Admission 101 Livecast to learn more about the admissions process.


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