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Liberty University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Liberty University.

If you are applying to Liberty University, the application fee costs $50.

Liberty University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Liberty University's admissions stats.

Liberty University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Mean SAT Score 1166
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 43%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 25%
Waitlist No

Liberty University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Liberty University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Liberty University?

Liberty University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Liberty University Admissions

Transferring to Liberty University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Liberty University

Liberty University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Liberty University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Liberty University

What does Liberty University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Application Essay Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Liberty University for more information on admission factors.

Liberty University Application Requirements

To apply to Liberty University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Liberty University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.02
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Liberty University?

Students admitted to Liberty University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Liberty University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 43% of Liberty University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 25% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Liberty University?

To be competitive with other Liberty University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1050 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Liberty University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Liberty University student is 1166.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Liberty University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Liberty University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

To be most competitive at Liberty University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Liberty University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Liberty University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Liberty University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Liberty University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Liberty University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Liberty University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Liberty University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Liberty University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Liberty University accept transfer credits?

✅ Liberty University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Liberty University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Liberty University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Liberty University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Liberty University?

✅ Liberty University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Liberty University?

❌ Liberty University does not offer early decision.

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Liberty University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective



Liberty University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Liberty University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Liberty University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Liberty University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1050 - 1270


Math SAT Range

510 - 620


Reading SAT Range

530 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above


1050 to 1270


1050 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Liberty University students is 1166. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Liberty University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Liberty University.

Liberty University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Liberty University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.59. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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