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Why Choose Liberty University for Your Online Education?

For more than four decades, Liberty University has been redefining success by molding leaders who believe in living out their calling with integrity. With more than 500 unique programs of study, Liberty University is committed to providing both residential and online students with a quality education with a biblical worldview. Whether you are pursuing a degree online or on campus, you will have the opportunity to connect with students and professors from more than 85 countries around the world. We are excited that you are considering Liberty University for your education and look forward to meeting you in the future!

Liberty’s mission is to train Champions for Christ with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world.


Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about online learning

Will a college degree make a difference in my career?

Is an online format comparable to the traditional residential, on-campus format of classes?

How do online classes work?

How fast can I complete my degree?

What happens if I move to a new location?

When and how often do I have to be online for class?

Questions about taking courses through Liberty University Online

What is the cost of attendance at Liberty University?

How do I apply for admission?

What are the admissions requirements for Liberty University Online?

Where should I send my documents?

Which degree programs are offered online?

What is the difference between online and residential class formats?

Is financial aid available?

What is your school code for FAFSA?

Does Liberty University Online undergraduate program accept transfer credit?

How long has Liberty University been in existence? Is it accredited?

Do Liberty University Online faculty hold masters or doctoral degrees?

Will my actual Liberty University diploma say “Online”?

Do you accept International students?

How do I get started?

How do I get my books and materials?

When is the next start date?

Questions about technology and Liberty University Online websites & tools

What type of computer do I need?

What should I do if I have a technical problem with my computer?

My password doesn’t work, what do I do?

What is ASIST?

What is Blackboard?

What is Webmail?

How do I submit my work on Blackboard?

My Blackboard exam timed out, who do I contact?

When will my courses show up on Blackboard?

How do I check my grades?


1) The Big Payoff: Educational Attainment and Synthetic Estimates of Work-life Earnings (July 2002 Issue) U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Surveys, March 1998, 1999, and 2000.
2) Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, June 2, 2004.
3) Russell, T. L. (2001). The No Significant Difference Phenomenon: A Comparative Research Annotated Bibliography on Technology for Distance Education: As Reported in 355 Research Reports, Summaries and Papers. IDECC.
4) For most programs. A few programs require minimal one- or two-week on-campus intensives at times convenient to the student. Students residing outside of the United States with intensive requirements should speak with resident admissions about VISA eligibility.