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Life University

Marietta, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

About Life University

Life University Overview

Life University is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Marietta, Georgia. Life University was founded in 1974 and the school enrolls around 2,786 students a year, including 920 undergrads. Life University offers housing for up to 360 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Life University!

Are you interested in music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Life University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Life University, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Life University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Life University on the Student Life page.

2022 Life University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%
Tuition $12,420
Percent of Need Met 39%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,300

Is Life University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Life University offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Life University Acceptance Rate 2022

Life University is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 93% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 284 students applied to Life University and 263 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Life University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Life University, around 61% come back the next year. Around 40% of students who started at Life University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Life University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Life University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Life University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Life University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Life University's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $11,076 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Life University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Life University meets 39% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,300 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $24,000 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Life University.

Based on this information, how does Life University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Life University a good school for you?

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Where is Life University?

Life University is located in the suburban setting of Marietta, Georgia, in the suburbs of Atlanta Metro.

If you are interested in seeing Life University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Marietta, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Life University and Marietta are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1269 Barclay Circle Marietta, GA 30060-2903

Campus Setting: Suburban

Life University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Life University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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21 and Above


17 to 21


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Life University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Life University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Life University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

908 - 1083


Math SAT Range

440 - 545


Reading SAT Range

450 - 540

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1083 and Above


908 to 1083


908 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Life University students is 999. Applicants with SAT scores of 1083 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Life University, while applicants with SAT scores between 908 to 1083 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 908 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Life University.

Life University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Life University is like? There are approximately 2,786 students enrolled at Life University, including 920 undergraduate students and 1,866 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from GA and 53% percent of students are from other states.


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