Discover the University That’s Here for Virginians
With today’s uncertainty and the need for stability, you need a college plan for the fall you can count on. These challenging times have shown the importance of a degree, and online education options offer the comfort and flexibility many need. But with state grants for certain new students pursuing online education options going away this fall, Virginians like you might be wondering how you’ll afford your degree now.
There’s a lot at stake.
That’s why Liberty University is stepping in. We’ll replace lost VTAG funding for all students (including incoming transfers) and help you get the degree you need to get ahead — affordably. Plus, when you transfer from another school, you could qualify for our new Transfer Student Scholarship. Join the thousands of Virginians using online resources to pursue an education this fall and get ahead for less.
We’ve got this, Virginia.
Liberty’s LUTAG fills in the gaps left by VTAG — and covers programs state funding left behind.
So, if you are a Virginia resident and:
Starting your full-time education at Liberty and lost VTAG eligibility…
You’ll receive up to $3,400 through LUTAG as an undergraduate ($1,300 for fall, $1,300 for spring, and $800 for summer)
Receive up to $1,700 through LUTAG for certain graduate students ($700 for fall, $700 for spring, and $300 for summer).
Transferring from any college to full-time at Liberty…
You’ll keep the VTAG you’re currently receiving
Receive our $3,600 Transfer Student Scholarship (available to undergraduate students).
Are a First Responder or Member of the Military Community…
You can combine the LUTAG award with our 25% First Responder discount,
Combine the LUTAG award with our low military rates,
Combine all three if you qualify.
You simply won’t find a more affordable private education in Virginia.
Standard Cost Per Credit
Undergraduate (UG) Student
UG Transfer Student*
UG Military Student
UG Student, Military, and First Responder
Eligible Graduate Student
Eligible Graduate Military Student
*Transfer student who was actively enrolled in the spring and/or summer 2020.
In order to qualify for LUTAG and/or the Transfer Scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time at Liberty (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for master’s, and 6 credits for doctoral students per semester).
Our 8-week courses allow you to fit twice as many classes into a 16-week semester, and you could start as early as Aug. 24 (other fall start dates are Sept. 21 and Oct. 26). Take back control of your future and apply now!
Experience That Matters to You
As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.
At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.
And what’s that?
- Academic Quality
These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.
We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.
– by BestColleges.com
Why Choose Liberty University?
Enjoy Flexible Courses
Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!
* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Maximize Your Time
Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.
Grow in Your Faith
All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.
Access Academic Support
Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.
At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 5 years… and counting!
As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.
While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition in 5 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.
For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.
87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!
Corporate Tuition Assistance
Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.
Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!
Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.