Throughout the college admissions process, there are many steps to complete, so we have tried to make that process as simple as possible for you.
Liberty University’s undergraduate admission process is broken down into 4 simple steps, outlined below. By following this process, you will be set up for success. When you act early and meet all four of our Early Action deadlines, you can compete to win one of twenty-five Early Action Scholarships.
Applying to Liberty University is now easier than ever! Apply online in 5 minutes on your phone or computer. You can also apply by calling Liberty University’s admissions office at (800) 543-5317 or stopping by during our office hours.
Once your application is processed (1-2 business days after applying), you can claim your Liberty University account, or myLU, by visiting Liberty.edu/Account.
Your myLU account will give you access to the following:
- Your Student Checklist through your Liberty University account
- Your official Liberty University email account
- Required math and English assessments (upon acceptance)
- Your ASIST account
You will need your Liberty University ID number to claim your account. Call us at (800) 543-5317 if you experience any difficulty. You’ll also receive an email from us with this information and your ID number.
Submit Your $250 Enrollment Deposit
- If you have not already submitted your Liberty University Enrollment Deposit, we recommend doing so as early as possible. The sooner you do so, the more scholarship money you will be eligible for.
- Pay online or call Liberty University’s admissions phone number at (800) 543-5317.
Now that you have applied, submit the following documents to receive your admission decision. You can also view your personalized Liberty University Student Checklist for more details:
- High school* and college transcripts can be submitted by completing a Transcript Request Form or by logging into Parchment (or another secured electronic transcript program).
- High school transcripts are not required if you have already completed 12+ transferable college credits and submit a High School Self-Certification form through your ASIST account.
*Only the unweighted high school GPA will be accepted.
Official Test Scores
Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants. We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has made the college application process difficult, as many SAT and ACT test sites have been closed for the past 6+ months. If your testing plans have been disrupted, don’t worry — Liberty has options!
- The Writing section of the SAT is not considered for acceptance or Liberty scholarships.
- All standardized test scores are super-scored, meaning we will consider your best composite ACT score or your best SAT score based on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing sections and the Math section.
- Liberty University now offers award-winning Prepworks® ACT and SAT preparation courses with money-back guarantees.
After reviewing your application, additional information or documents may be requested by the admission committee.
Complete Financial Check-In and Select On-Campus Housing
Sign in to myLU and find “Financial Check-In” under “Login Shortcuts.” Within FCI, you will complete the following:
- Register your vehicle
- Select housing tier
- Purchase Flames Cash
- Review and verify your Summary of Accounts and Financial Aid (scholarships, fees, and tuition costs)
- Select a payment plan
- Make your first payment
- Try these step-by-step FCI instructions or view the FCI video tutorial.
- For questions regarding Financial Check-In and payment plans, please call Student Accounts at (866) 783-0191.
Complete Your Math and English Assessments
- Log in to your myLU account > Canvas > Courses > Math Assessment and English Assessment.
- Both assessments need to be completed in order to register for classes.
- If your score is above 22 on the first part of the Math Assessment, you will be asked to take part 2.
- If transferring in college credit for math or English, you may not be required to take the respective assessment.
Once you have completed FCI, you’ll be eligible to register for courses (when available). You can view our Course Registration Tutorials for registration tips and instructions.
Remember, the math and English assessments need to be completed before you can register for classes. Already finished your assessments? Use the Math and English Placement Guide to determine which math and English courses you should take.
Your Final Steps
- Submit your picture for your Flames Pass. This serves as your student ID which gives you access to your dorm, Convocation, the gym, and much more!
- Register with FERPA in ASIST. This PIN will secure your student records and will be required in order for others to access your information when calling our offices.
- Complete the student health form in ASIST for your immunization requirements.
- Order textbooks from our Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Use our interactive course material search to load your schedule and determine everything you need for class.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the admission requirements for Liberty University?
You’ll need to submit a response to Liberty University’s application essay prompt, among other documents. Check out additional details about Liberty University’s requirements for admission. If you’re ready to take the first step toward becoming a Champion for Christ at Liberty University, apply today!
Does Liberty University use the Common App?
No, Liberty does not accept the Common Application. There are a few different ways you can apply to Liberty. You can complete our online application, apply over the phone at (800) 543-5317, or stop by our admissions office. Liberty University’s application process is designed to be as simple as possible.
What GPA do you need to get into Liberty University?
While Liberty University does not have a GPA requirement for admission, our accepted students usually have a high school GPA of 3.15-3.83. We encourage you to aim for a GPA within this range to increase your chances of being admitted. Additionally, while Liberty University does not have SAT score requirements, most of our admitted students have a score of 1020-1220 (not counting the essay portion).
How much does it cost to apply to Liberty University?
Liberty charges a $50 application fee. However, you will not need to pay this fee until you register for classes.
What is the address to send transcripts to Liberty University?
What is the acceptance rate for Liberty University?
Liberty’s acceptance rate was approximately 55% in 2019.
Why do I need to submit an Enrollment Deposit to Liberty University?
By submitting your Enrollment Deposit on time, you can gain access to exclusive scholarship funds! Check out other benefits that will be available to you after submitting your deposit.
What is the purpose of Liberty University’s checklist for applicants?
Liberty’s student checklist is a personalized tool that walks you through each step in the admission process. With Liberty’s checklist, you’ll know exactly what documents to submit, allowing you to receive a faster admission decision!
Is Liberty University fully accredited?
Yes! Liberty is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Many of our individual programs have also met additional accreditation standards. You can be confident that your degree from Liberty University will be respected in the professional workplace.
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