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Writing Your Essay


One of the most important steps in your admission process to Liberty University is the admission essay.

Submitting your essay is required before you can be admitted to Liberty University, and it’s your chance to show us a little bit about who you are. This essay allows you to share your faith and testimony with us.


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Step 1

Answer each question in just 100-150 words:

1)    Describe how your personal faith and beliefs contribute to your college search process. (Examples include reasons for choosing Liberty, background information about your personal faith and beliefs, or other information you deem relevant.)

2)     Liberty’s mission is to develop Christ-centered leaders. Describe how you will contribute to this mission as a Liberty student. (Examples include interests in church or community service, personal achievements or goals, or other examples of what you hope to achieve as a student.)


Step 2

Email your essay to with “ESSAY” as the subject line. In your essay heading, please include your full name, address, date of birth, and your student ID (if you have it). 

Or mail to the following address:

Liberty University
Attn: Resident Admissions
MSC: 710686
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, Va. 24515