Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA 24515

Liberty University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 35627 and 8687 students were accepted.

Liberty University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $20,455 and fees $837. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,455 and $837 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Evangelical Christian
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN

    The Liberty University BSN program is designed to prepare ethical nurses committed to Christian values.

    The nursing curriculum is a composite of courses from the arts, sciences and the Bible in addition to academic and clinical nursing courses.

    The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.

    Students who successfully graduate from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Licensure exam to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

    Admission Requirements

    • Nursing Program Application
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Official transcripts for all college level coursework
    • Recommendation letters
    • Nursing program pre-admission exam
    • Completion of all pre-requisite course satisfactorily by the prescribed deadline

    Applicants provisionally accepted into the program will be required to submit additional program specific requirements including the physical health examination, laboratory exam, immunization series, drug screening and criminal background check as required by clinical locations and the licensing body.

  2. MSN
  3. RN to BSN
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 488
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 115

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Liberty University

Lynchburg College
3.28 miles away
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
42.15 miles away
Averett University
54.91 miles away
Eastern Mennonite University
79.64 miles away
Duke University
94.05 miles away
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
97.82 miles away
Bluefield College
113.64 miles away
Davis & Elkins College
114.83 miles away
West Virginia Wesleyan College
126.46 miles away
Barton College
131.76 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1980 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/09/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/09/2004 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 600
SAT: Math470 to 590
SAT: Writing450 to 580
ACT Composite21 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$24,375
30k to 48k$22,528
48k to 75k$24,551
75k to 110k$27,125
Over 110k$27,121
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Financial Aid & Loan

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Liberty University
1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515

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