#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia

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Liberty University overview
Location Lynchburg, Virginia
Online liberty.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Liberty University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. Liberty University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  52,833 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 41,876 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $21,663 plus fees of $1,050. Liberty University is ranked 783 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Liberty University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,374
Other Fees$1,050
Room and Board $11,547
Budget for Other Expenses$6,480
Total One Year Cost$42,114

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$39,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Liberty University students
Subject Percent of Class
Philosophy and Religious Studies 17%
Business 17%
Psychology 14%
General Studies 14%
Health Professions 6%

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