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Facts & Figures for School of Music

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

New Online Programs

  • Ph.D. in Christian Worship
  • Certificate in Commercial Music

A cappella group, Shine, released national anthem music video.

Michael W. Smith hosted the annual Night of Worship.

35 Residential and 16 online programs; includes cognates.
51 programs currently offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level; 3 certificates are also available – as of October 2021.

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accredited

Undergrad Graduation Profile

Average number of terms to complete: 9*
Graduating class size: 130*

Of alumni surveyed:

Top occupations

  • Arts, Design, Music, Sports, and Media
  • Educational Instruction and Library
  • Nonprofit, Community, and Social Service
  • Religious – Church

87% are employed full or part time

Of those:

  • 79% are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 74% are employed in field or related field of study



Average GPA: 3.50
Total Enrollment: 546
Faculty: 51
Returning Students: 85%
Total New Students: 32%
Average Class Size: 9
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 15


Average GPA: 3.50
Total Enrollment: 738
Faculty: 30
Returning Students: 63%
Total New Students: 30%
Average Class Size: 9
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 8

Student Body*


Average Age: 18-22
Gender: 45% male | 55% female
Minority: 22%
Countries Represented: 8
Military: 4%
Out-of-state: 64%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 97%
58% of residential students live on campus


Average Age: 33-44
Gender: 54% male| 46% female
Minority: 30%
Countries Represented: 9
Military: 17%
Out-of-state: 88%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 77%

*based on AY2021 IPEDS data

Student Life

Convocation & Key Speakers
Performance Halls & 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

27+ approved study abroad programs available to music 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

Social Media

Website: Liberty.edu/music

Instagram: @LibertyuMusic

Facebook: @LibertyUMusic

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