If you are considering submitting an application to Liberty University, the application fee is $50.
The following is an overiew of some of Liberty University's admissions stats.
|Liberty University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Mean SAT Score||1161|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||44%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||30%|
These are the application deadlines for Liberty University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Liberty University does not offer early decision or early action.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Liberty University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 admissions factors where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Liberty University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Liberty University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Liberty University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check 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||√|
Students admitted to Liberty University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. At Liberty University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 89% were in the top 50%.
At Liberty University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||32.37%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20.55%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.58%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.92%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8.62%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.24%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Liberty University directly.
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.
Liberty University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Liberty University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 44% of Liberty University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 30% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Liberty University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1050 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Liberty University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 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 1161.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Liberty University students scored 630 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 650 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.
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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
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 and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Liberty University?
✅ Liberty University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Liberty University?
❌ Liberty University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1280 and Above
1050 to 1280
1050 and Less
The median SAT score for Liberty University students is 1161. Applicants with SAT scores of 1280 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Liberty University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1280 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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Liberty University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. 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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