Online Academy Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates

At Liberty University Online Academy (LUOA), we strive to provide flexible, affordable academic programs that can help each student reach their full potential. No matter what grade level your student is in, each course is billed at $549 for a full-year course. While you can choose to pay one lump sum, we also offer flexible payment plans that allow your student to access LUOA’s courses for a low monthly rate. A nonrefundable, interest-free $50 payment plan fee is assessed upon acceptance of a payment plan, and the $50 is factored into the monthly payment section below:



*Enhanced Courses are available at the High School level for an additional $99 per course (full year) or $49.50 for a half-year.

**Your high school student will take either 6 or 7 courses per year. 6.5 is an average of the two. 



Tuition Rates for Accelerated Courses

Perhaps your student began the school year somewhere else, but you’ve since decided that it’s time to explore other options. Accelerated courses allow your student to complete certain, partial sections of a full-length course. For students who enroll accordingly, tuition is prorated and outlined below:






Tuition Rates for Dual Enrollment Courses

As part of our commitment to making education affordable, our dual enrollment courses allow your student to earn college credit for a reasonable price. While a semester of courses at a 4-year college can cost thousands of dollars, LUOA offers college-level courses for a much lower rate.






  • Application/Registration & Diagnostic Fees – $25 per student (nonrefundable)
  • Withdrawal Fee – A fee of $50 (per student) will be charged for the processing of official or administrative withdrawal from Liberty University Online Academy. This non-refundable fee is applied at the time a student withdraws from LUOA.
  • Payment Plan Fee – $50 (nonrefundable)
  • Dual Enrollment Books and Materials – While most courses have all content embedded into the online site, some may require additional material that is purchased separately from MBS Direct.




Early Enrollment Discount

Register by the end of July and receive 10% off non-dual enrollment tuition.

  • Open to new LUOA students only.
  • This discount only applies to full-time students (Must be registered for a full grade level of courses).
  • Will be stackable with the pastor/military/missionary/ERP/Family discounts. When stacked together, it may total 19% off your total eligible tuition.
  • Registration must be completed by July 31.
  • Online applicable to students enrolling full-time in their first year.

Military discount* 10%

Missionary discount* 10%

Pastor discount* 10%

First Responders (EMT, firefighters, etc.) discount* 10%

Family Plan discount on families of 3 or more students 10%**


Liberty University Online -15% Discount

Students who graduate from LUOA are awarded a 15% discount towards Liberty University Online tuition. This discount will be awarded by Liberty University upon receiving the final transcript from LUOA. The student needs to be accepted to an Undergraduate LUO degree program, which includes degree-seeking, non-degree seeking, and certificate programs. Wilmington School of Bible is not eligible for this discount. The 15% discount can only be applied towards tuition and cannot be applied to book or technology fees.

*Vocational Discounts listed above cannot be stacked together. The Family Plan discount may only be stacked with the Early Enrollment Discount.

*Discounts do not apply to part-time students or to any dual enrollment courses.

*Discount requires documentation to be submitted to the Office of Liberty University Online Academy by fax: (866) 418-8730 or email: LUOAdocuments@liberty.edu. Please inquire with a Liberty University Online Academy Admissions Counselor or Academic Advisor about specific discount rates.

*When offered, the Early Enrollment Discount only applies to the tuition on the courses for which a student is registered at the time discount is awarded.



Discount Documentation

The following are the documents we can accept in order to verify eligibility for one of our discounts:


Active Duty Military

Reserve / National Guard

Discharged / Retired Military

DoD Employees

Emergency Response

Missionary / Pastor / Vocational



LUOA Withdrawal Policy

Liberty University Online Academy withdrawal types:

  • Official- withdrawal due to not being able to complete the year for any reason.
  • Administrative – withdrawal for any valid reason initiated by the Academy. An authorized university administrator must then approve this form of withdrawal.
  • Medical- withdrawal from courses for medical reasons. The student must provide documentation from a licensed physician to gain approval.

30 Days Risk-Free 

  • Families are given a risk-free 30-day trial of our program. If you choose to withdraw before the 2nd month starts, we will drop (DD) the course(s) and issue a full refund of the tuition.
  • The application fee ($25.00) and payment plan fees ($50.00) are not refundable.
  • If you withdraw any time after the 30 day period, you will have begun the second month and should be charged accordingly.

Withdrawal Refund for K-12 students

  • Any Liberty University Online Academy student who academically withdraws from the academy or from an individual class after the completion of Financial Check-In will receive a refund of tuition as follows:
  • Students who withdraw from LUOA course(s) will be financially responsible for each month attended once they enter the first day of courses for that month.
  • Depending on the month a student withdraws from one credit hour course(s), we will divide the tuition into 10% increments. Example: If the withdrawal is during the 5th month, you are responsible for 50% of the course cost.
  • Depending on the month a student withdraws from a half-credit-hour course(s), we will divide tuition into 20% increments. Example: If the withdrawal is during the 2nd month, you are responsible for 40% of the course cost.
  • Any student that withdraws during the final month will not be eligible for a credit.
  • When students withdraw after receiving an Early Registration Discount, we will reduce the discount based on the number of courses completed (if the withdrawal is below 5.0 credit hours).

Withdrawal Refund for Dual Enrollment Students

  • Any Liberty University Online Academy student who academically withdraws from the academy or from an individual college class (8- or 16-week class) will receive a refund of tuition and fees as follows:
    • The student will receive a 100% refund if he or she withdraws within the first week of class, but before submission of the first assignment (1st assignment includes the Course Requirements Checklist). We will process the student’s request as a drop and it will not show on the transcript.
    • The student will receive a 75% refund if he or she withdraws after submitting the first assignment and through the end of the 1st Quarter (Week 2 for 8-week class or Week 4 for 16-week class).
    • The student will receive a 50% refund if he or she withdraws after the 1st quarter but before the end of the 2nd Quarter (Week 4 for 8-week class or Week 8 for 16-week class).
    • The student will receive a 25% refund if he or she withdraws after the 2nd Quarter but before the end of the 3rd Quarter (Week 6 for 8-week class or Week 12 for 16-week class).
    • The student will not receive a refund after the 3rd Quarter, but may still be withdrawn from the course up until the final day of class.
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