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Liberty University Emergrency Responder Discount Page

Liberty is Proud to Offer Police, EMS, and other First Responders a Generous Discount Off Tuition for Most Programs.

Firefighters, police officers, paramedics, and other first responders can receive a discount as our appreciation for the significant contributions they make to their communities. We want to make earning a college education for you as affordable as possible by offering generous police discounts, ems discounts, and firefighter discounts. The First Responders discount is also offered in place of a civil air patrol scholarship for those public servants.

Liberty University is committed to providing world-class education and helping students achieve their educational goals, in whatever way we can. The Towns/Kopis First Responder Tuition Discount was created to offer a discounted tuition rate for police, firefighters, ems, and others who work as first responders.

As Liberty University’s way of saying ‘Thank You,’ we proudly provide you with the following benefits:

  • 25% Tuition Discount
  • Free evaluation of Training/ Life experience for college credit.
  • Personalized service throughout your college experience from a team of knowledgeable Academic Advisors.
  • Potential stacking with other tuition benefits (Corporate Advantage Program or Military Benefits)

Programs You May Be Interested In . . . 

The following programs are popular choices for students with Emergency Response backgrounds!

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Who Qualifies for the First Responders Discount?* 

If you are looking for a Police Discount, EMS Discount, or Fire Fighter Discount, You have Come to the Right Place!

Liberty University defines First Responders as those students currently (or within the last five years) employed, volunteering full-time, or retired from the areas of law enforcement, emergency services, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) senior members, fire safety and rescue work, and TSA.

For a full list of eligibility requirements and positions, please visit the Scholarships Page.

*Please note: This discount only applies to students enrolled in online associate, bachelors, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.

Tuition as Low as $188 per Credit Hour for First Responders with Military Experience

Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. Our tuition rate for military service members and emergency response personnel is even lower.

Many military veterans who are no longer serving are often employed as emergency response personnel in their civilian careers., service members or their spouses are employed as emergency response personnel.  Unlike most other scholarships or discounts,  these prior military members can stack their Liberty-given military tuition discount with our First Responders discount, as long as all qualifications are met. Students who qualify for both discounts can take advantage of the rate below for some of our popular programs:

·  Undergraduate* – $390 $250 $188 Over 50% Savings

·  M.A., M.S., M.B.A., and M.Ed.* – $565 $275 $207- 63% Savings

·  Education Specialist and Ed.D.* – $595 $275 $207 – 65% Savings

*Tuition rates are current as of the 2017-2018 school year. These rates are per credit hour.

How Can I Claim the First Responders Discount?

Police Officers, Firefighters, EMS, and Other First Responder members, Please See Below to Request Your Discount:

Fax (434) 582-2053 or email the following information:

  • Proof of employment or volunteer status in the form of a letter from employer or volunteer agency on letterhead OR legible copy of position identification card. Additional documentation may be requested as needed.
  • Include student ID number and mark all communication as “Attention: Scholarships.”

First Responders: Take Advantage of Liberty’s Generous Discounts and Apply Today!

Liberty University offers a wide variety of associate, bachelors, graduate, and doctoral programs to help you advance in your career as emergency response personnel or to start a new vocation.

Take some time today to explore our online degree programs and benefits. When you are ready, you can apply online, over the phone (800) 424-9595 (undergraduate), (800) 424-9596 (graduate/doctoral).

Call us today for more information and for help planning a path to a career you love from one of the nation’s top online colleges!