There are a lot of complicated processes in life — the college admission process shouldn’t be one of them. Neither should the financial aid process.
So, great news! Once your child applies to Liberty, they’ll receive an individualized Student Checklist that will guide them from admission to graduation, walking them through every form, process, and step along the way.
Want more details? Take a high-level look at everything involved in becoming an LU student.
Who can apply to Liberty University?
What are the admission requirements?
|See our Admission Requirements for more information.|
How can my child apply?
Is there an application fee?
What other steps need to be taken before my child can be accepted?
Why is it important for my son or daughter to claim their Liberty account before they’re even accepted?
Why is it important to submit the Enrollment Deposit?
Once your child has been accepted, get excited! You’re going to be a Liberty parent!
How do we start the financial aid process?
(Remember that the Student Checklist will help you with all of these processes.)
Important Terms to Know
A.S.I.S.T. stands for Automated Student Information Services Tool. This is Liberty’s internal system that helps your child:
Most schools to require some sort of deposit during the enrollment process — that’s normal. Some use it as a firm RSVP, others apply it toward housing or something similar.
At Liberty, the Enrollment Deposit gives you access to additional scholarship funds — possibly up to $10,000 worth! And the earlier you submit it, the more benefits you have available.
What kinds of benefits?
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
The private information in your student’s account — such as grades, class schedules, and financial aid awards — may not be released to anyone without their consent (if they are 18 years old or above). Creating a PIN for their FERPA account allows them to give you access to this information.
In order to be considered for federal grants, work study, loans, or Liberty University scholarships, you must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
FCI is how you process your payment for each semester. When you complete it, you will:
The earlier you complete FCI, the more payment plan options are available.
The Flames pass is your student’s official student ID card. They’ll use it…
To get into campus activities and athletic events