Admissions Guide for Military Students
As you embark on your academic journey, the process of getting started can seem overwhelming. We have designed 5 steps to help you successfully navigate through the admissions process and begin your classes with ease.
Step One: Apply for Admission
Complete an online application to get the process started. Please be sure to complete the military information portion of the application.
Questions about Applying?
- Online prospective students may call (800) 424-9595.
- Residential prospective students may call (800) 543-5317.
Step Two: Submit Your Admissions Documents
Check out the information on the Admissions webpage to find guidance on the specific requirements for your program. Online students can visit the Online Admissions Requirements page directly for guidance on admission to online programs.
To help you get started, we have listed a few admissions requirements that you will not want to forget below:
Request an official evaluation of your military training for college credit.
Unofficial College Transcripts: can be reviewed for an Unofficial Transfer Consultation. Click the links below to learn more.
Official College Transcripts: A sealed, unopened copy of all official transcripts must be submitted for an official acceptance decision to be made.
Mailing Address for Transcripts:
Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515
Liberty University Admissions
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515
While you are waiting to complete the admissions process and enroll in your first courses, you may continue through Steps 3-4 to secure your military benefits and funding.
Step Three: Explore the Military Benefits Available
Liberty University is a long-time supporter of the United States military. We would like to honor your service by giving you the best possible education and offering the highest caliber of support.
We are proud to offer the below benefits and services to our military students:
- Liberty University Online military benefits, including technology fee waivers for current service members and tuition discounts for eligible service members, veterans, and military spouses enrolled in LUO
- Involvement in a wide range of Military Programs to enhance your educational experience
- Dedicated Military Support Office for military and veterans affairs
- Flexible arrangements for military withdrawals and deployment
- Free evaluation of military training for college credit
- Variety of Military Scholarships, including the Heroes Fund Scholarship
- Veterans Center military student liaison (residential) available for in-person assistance
- Vibrant Military Community and Outreach opportunities for residential and online military students
Establish your Military Status at Liberty:
To ensure you have access to these benefits and services, you will need to make sure you are listed in our system as a military student.
Step Four: Set Up Your Military and Veteran Benefits Funding
If you are planning to use Tuition Assistance, Veterans Affairs benefits, or any other type of military funding, you will need to take steps to ensure all documentation is submitted for those benefits. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact your Base Education Office or the Veterans Affairs Administration directly.
Step Five: Enroll in Courses and Complete Financial Check-In
Once an acceptance decision has been made, you will be contacted by an Admissions counselor directly to assist you with enrolling in your first courses.
For assistance with enrolling in your first courses, you may also call an admissions counselor at:
- Online Admissions: (800) 424-9595
- Resident Admissions: (800) 543-5317
Once you are enrolled and your military benefits have been posted, you are ready to complete Financial Check-In. Financial Check-In is the final stage of the enrollment process and allows you to verify the status of your military benefits on your account through ASIST. Our Financial Check-In Guide offers assistance to military students on how to complete this process. Please be sure to complete check-in by the appropriate deadline to secure your courses and avoid any late penalties.
If you do not see your military benefits on your account within two weeks after submitting the appropriate documentation and registering for courses, please contact us for assistance.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.