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Facts & Figures for School of Nursing

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

Excellence in Nursing

  • 100% FNP certification exam pass rate for the past 5 years.
  • 96% NCLEX-RN pass rate compared to National level of 86.57% in 2020.
  • The LUSON Simulation Center is accredited by Society for Simulation in Healthcare. It allowed many students to continue learning virtually in 2020 due to COVID-19.

3 Residential and 26 online programs; includes cognates.
29 programs currently offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level; 3 certificates are also available – as of October 2021.
CCNE accredited

Undergrad Graduation Profile

Average number of terms to complete: 9*
Graduating class size: 385*

Of alumni surveyed:

Top occupations

  • healthcare practitioners and technical
  • healthcare support
  • management
  • military

96% are employed full or part time

Of those:

  • 98% are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 98% are employed in field or related field of study



Average GPA: 3.40
Total Enrollment: 1,130
Faculty: 100
Returning Students: 90%
Total New Students: 31%
Average Class Size: 32
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 15


Average GPA: 3.70
Total Enrollment: 1,623
Faculty: 36
Returning Students: 65%
Total New Students: 26%
Average Class Size: 11
Average Credit Hours Per Semester: 7

Student Body*


Average Age: 18-22
Gender: 9% male | 91% female
Minority: 15%
Countries Represented: 5
Military: 5%
Out-of-state: 60%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 94%
48% of residential students live on campus


Average Age: 35-60
Gender: 11% male | 89% female
Minority: 25%
Countries Represented: 8
Military: 37%
Out-of-state: 73%
Full-time Undergrad Financial Aid Acceptance: 85%

*based on AY2021 IPEDS data

Student Life

Convocation & Key Speakers
Simulation Center & 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

22+ approved study abroad programs available to nursing 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

Instagram: @LibertyUNursing

Facebook: @Libertyunursing

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