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Lynchburg, Virginia

Liberty University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Liberty University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Liberty University? Liberty University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Liberty University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Liberty University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1120-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
48%
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Liberty University?

Liberty University typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Liberty University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Liberty University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >42%
1215 to 1310 Avg + 30%-42%
1120 to 1215 Avg - 20%-30%
1025 to 1120 Reach 13%-20%
Less than 1025 Low <13%
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Liberty University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Liberty University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Liberty University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Liberty University?

Admission data indicates that Liberty University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Liberty University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Liberty University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Liberty University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >42%
24 to 27 Avg + 30%-42%
21 to 24 Avg - 20%-30%
18 to 21 Reach 13%-20%
Less than 18 Low <13%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.37
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Liberty University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Liberty University was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Virginia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Liberty University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Liberty University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

75% of Liberty University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Liberty University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 75%
Bottom 50% of class 25%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 3, 2020
Days left to Apply
254

Applicants have 254 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 3, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Liberty University before the Jun 3 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Liberty University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Liberty University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Liberty University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232557 IPEDS survey data for Liberty University.