Liberty University Admission Requirements

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.

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 915. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1145 out of 1600. 54 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
1260 and Above Good >35%
1145 to 1260 Avg + 24%-35%
1030 to 1145 Avg - 16%-24%
915 to 1030 Reach 10%-16%
Less than 915 Low <10%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Liberty University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Liberty University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
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. 41 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 >37%
24 to 28 Avg + 24%-37%
21 to 24 Avg - 17%-24%
18 to 21 Reach 11%-17%
Less than 18 Low <11%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Liberty University is a very selective school.

 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

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 3, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 170 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 3, 2019.

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
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23

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.