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Liberty University Quick Facts

Summary

Liberty University Trains Champions for Christ with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world. 

Accreditation

See Liberty University's Institutional and Program Accreditation page.

Motto

"Knowledge Aflame"

Location

Lynchburg, Virginia

Founded

1971

Campus

  • Over 7,000 acres
  • Over 7 million sq. feet of building space
  • Over 177 buildings and structures

Enrollment

  • Total enrollment exceeds 100,000
  • Over 30,000 military students
  • Over 700 international students

Academic Programs

  • Over 700 unique programs of study (some available both residentially and online)
    • Over 300 residential programs
      • Over 200 undergraduate
      • 27 graduate with 100+ specializations
      • 7 doctoral
    • Over 450 online programs
      • Over 100 undergraduate
      • Nearly 300 graduate
      • 16 postgraduate
      • Over 75 doctoral
  • 15 colleges and schools

Student Profile

  • Residential: 47% Male, 53% Female
  • Online: 39% Male, 61% Female
  • Combined: 41% Male, 59% Female
  • 50.8% of residential students live on campus
  • 49.2% of residential students commute to campus
  • The student body represents all 50 states (and Washington, D.C.), and over 70 countries (residential & online)
  • Liberty University students volunteer more than 500,000 hours per year

Faculty Profile

  • Student/Professor Ratio
    • 20:1 Residential
    • 17:1 Online
    • 17:1 Combined
  • Over 2,700 full and part-time faculty

Athletics

  • 20 NCAA Division I athletic programs
  • 40+ Club Sports teams
  • 6 NCAA Division I individual national championships
  • Over 180 NCAA Division I conference titles
  • 15 Conference All-Sport Award wins in 23 years
  • Over 500 student-athletes 
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