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2017 2018 Tuition And Fees Online Degree Program

Liberty University’s Tuition and Financing 

As a nonprofit institution, Liberty University offers some of the lowest tuition rates among top online universities. Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three years and will remain at the current rates through August 1, 2019. Additionally, scholarships and flexible payment plans make Liberty’s low tuition rates even more affordable.

Caring about your education, Liberty University is committed to helping you through the financial aid process. Our staff is available to answer your questions about your financial needs, and get you on the fast track toward accomplishing your educational and life goals. For more information regarding financial aid, visit Liberty’s Financial Aid Homepage.

General Tuition Rates:


Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

Degree LevelFull-time per hour ratePart-time per hour rate
RN to BSN, RN to BSN – Global Studies$330$330
B.S.N. – M.S.N (Dual Degree)1$330$330
Master of Education / Master of Arts in Teaching2$415$615
Master of Science in Medical Sciences$605$605
Rawlings School of Divinity Master Programs$2,750 block rate$395
Rawlings School of Divinity D.Min.3$2,750 block rate $395
Ed.D. in Community Care and Counseling4$595$650

Doctorate Programs and Ed.S.

Doctorate of Nursing Practice$595$650
Military Undergraduate$250$250
Military Master School of Divinity$2,475 block rate$275
Military Graduate/Doctorate5$275$275

1The B.S.N.-M.S.N. Dual Degree program is formatted in a way in which students enrolled specifically in this program will earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing concurrently.

2Applicable to School of Education programs only.

3Rawlings School of Divinity Doctor of Ministry students enrolled between 1 and 6.99 credit hours will be charged the part time tuition rate of $395 per credit hour. Students enrolled between 7 and 15 credit hours will be charged the block rate of $2,750. Any credit hours above 15 will be charged at the $395 part time rate.

4Students enrolled in the Ed.D. Community Care and Counseling programs (Trauma, Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Marriage and Family Counseling) and Ed.D. Christian Leadership: Ministry Leadership were charged the D.Min. rates listed above during the Fall 2018 semester. Beginning in the Spring 2019 semester, students enrolled in these programs will be charged the standard Doctoral full time ($595 per credit hour) and part-time ($650 per credit hour) tuition rates. For the entire 2018-19 academic year, Military students enrolled in these programs will be assessed the part-time tuition rate of $275 per credit hour if enrolled between 1 and 6.99 credit hours Students enrolled between 7 and 15 credit hours will be charged the block rate of $1,925. Any credit hours above 15 will be charged at the $275 part-time rate.

5Doctorate military rate only applies to Education Doctoral (Ed.D. and Ed.S.) programs and the following Post-graduate Certificate programs: the Executive Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction, the Executive Certificate in Higher Education Administration, and the Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Military students pursuing doctorate programs will be charged the regular (part-time/full-time) doctorate tuition rates.

Click here for 2017-2018 rates.

Special Program Tuition Rates: 2018-19

LUOA/EDGE$549 per course
Willmington School of the Bible$120 per credit hour

Additional Definitions

UndergraduatePart-time rate if taking 11 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 12 hours or more
GraduatePart-time rate if taking 8 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 9 hours or more
Ph.D. and DoctoratePart-time rate if taking 5 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 6 hours or more
Rawlings School of Divinity
Master’s Programs
Block rate: 9 to 15 credit hours (less than 9 or more than 15 credit hours: $395/credit hour)


*Rawlings School of Divinity cap is not available for the Ph.D. in Theology and Apologetics and the MA in Ethnomusicology. 

Liberty University Online & Intensive Fees

Application/re-application fee$50 1-time fee (non-refundable)
Technology fee*$199 per semester
Financial Check-In late payment fee$125
Payment plan participation$45 per term
MA Counseling assessment fee$50
On-campus intensive fee$25 per course
Portfolio assessment fee$100
Graduation Application fee$100 (The Graduation Application fee will automatically be assessed by Student Financial Services near the time of the Graduation Application, not degree conferral.)
Course FeesClick here to review course fees chart

*Technology fee is waived for all active military. 

Contact Student Financial Services

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(434) 582-2270

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