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Liberty University Admission Requirements

Lynchburg, Virginia

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
970-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
49%
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1090

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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 49 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Liberty University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >68%
1085 to 1200 Avg + 56%-68%
970 to 1085 Avg - 43%-56%
855 to 970 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 855 Low <31%
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Liberty University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
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 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 33 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
28 and Above Good >70%
24 to 28 Avg + 56%-70%
21 to 24 Avg - 45%-56%
18 to 21 Reach 34%-45%
Less than 18 Low <34%
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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 #25 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Liberty University accepts 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Liberty University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 were Due
Jun 3, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 3, 2020.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

49% of students submit their SAT scores to Liberty University. 33% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

Liberty University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.

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