Liberty University is on a 6,500-acre campus in the suburban setting of Lynchburg, Virginia, not far from Roanoke.
There are many activities and organizations for Liberty University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Liberty University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Liberty University students' favorite campus traditions are Coffeehouse, Homecoming and Block Party.
This table offers information on housing at Liberty University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||60%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||7,888|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||7,647|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||40%|
Liberty University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Liberty University students live on campus. In 2022, 60% of undergrads at Liberty University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Liberty University. There are 7,888 spots available in on-campus housing for all 13,512 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 7,647 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Liberty University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Liberty University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Triathlon||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sand Volleyball||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Liberty University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
Liberty University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Additionally, Liberty University has 24-hour emergency dispatch.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Liberty University, take U.S. Highway 460 to Lynchburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lynchburg Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Liberty University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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