College Tuition and Financing Information

Next Acceptance Deadline

Apr 25, 2018

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: 2017-18

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018

Degree Level Part-time per hour rate Full-time per hour rate
Undergraduate $455 $390
Master of Arts $615 $565
Graduate Business Programs $615 $565
Master of Education Programs $615 $565
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences $605 $605
Rawlings School of Divinity Master Programs $395 $2,750 block rate
Doctorate Programs and Ed.S. $650 $595
Doctorate of Nursing Practice $650 $595
Military Undergraduate $250 $250
Military Master School of Divinity  $275 $2,475 block rate
Military Graduate/Doctorate* $275 $275

*Doctorate military rate only applies to Education Doctoral (Ed.D. and Ed.S.) programs. Military students pursuing other doctorate programs will be charged the regular (part-time/full-time) doctorate tuition rates.

Special Program Tuition Rates: 2017-18

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

Additional Definitions

Undergraduate Part-time rate if taking 11 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 12 hours or more
Graduate Part-time rate if taking 8 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 9 hours or more
Ph.D. and Doctorate Part-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 Doctorate in Ministry, 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)
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 the Student Accounts Office near the time of the Graduation Application, not degree conferral.)
Course Fees Click here to review course fees chart

Contact the Financial Aid Office

(888) 583-5704
(434) 582-2270

(434) 582-2053