Liberty University Admission RequirementsLynchburg, Virginia
Chances of getting into Liberty University
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
Applicants Submitting SAT49%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|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.
|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%|
Liberty University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT33%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.37
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
75% of Liberty University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
Applications were DueJun 3, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 3, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Liberty University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|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.