Liberty University Graduate Schools

Liberty University (referred to as Liberty) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lynchburg, VA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Liberty University is $8,400 in average. The school has 33,217 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 79,152 including undergraduate students.

Liberty University Graduate School Overview

Liberty University (referred to as Liberty) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lynchburg, VA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Liberty University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1980 - Current).
Liberty UniversityDirectory Information
School NameLiberty University (referred to as Liberty)
Address1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24515
Phone434-582-2000
Webhttps://www.liberty.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.liberty.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.liberty.edu/financialaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Liberty University is $8,400 in average. The school has 33,217 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 79,152 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 90 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 85 programs are available online classes.
Liberty Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,400
Student Population33,217
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs90 graduate programs
(85 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Liberty University is $8,400 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $463. Liberty University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Liberty 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$7,980
Required Fees$420
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$463
Liberty University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Liberty University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Liberty
Distance Learning (Online Classes)85 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Liberty University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Liberty University is $8,400. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.80% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Liberty University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$7,781$219
2016-2017$8,051$379
2017-2018$8,217$506
2018-2019$7,904$429
2019-2020$7,980$420
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $17,794 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Liberty University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.81% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,499. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.29% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Liberty University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,742$5,152$8,511$5,693
2016-2017$8,963$5,619$8,046$6,274
2017-2018$9,619$5,949$8,553$6,829
2018-2019$10,217$6,023$8,336$6,761
2019-2020$10,529$6,329$9,234$7,265
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $463 at Liberty University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.54% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Liberty University
Tuition
2015-2016$457
2016-2017$466
2017-2018$464
2018-2019$456
2019-2020$463
The law school tuition at Liberty University is $37,445 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Liberty University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Liberty University
TuitionFees
Osteopathic Medicine$46,865$2,560
Law$35,582$1,863

Graduate Programs at Liberty

Liberty University offers 105 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 9,197 students have completed their study at Liberty University.
Offered Degrees at Liberty University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree68677,964
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship99298
Doctor's degree - other20170
Post Bachelor's Degree2323466
Post Master's Degree33299
Total1051029,197

Liberty University offers 105 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 9,197 students have completed their studies.
  • 7,964 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 170 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 466 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 299 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (6 completers) 62 completers$32,800
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15$32,800
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia47-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (4 completers) 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology2-
Informatics6-
Education [+] (31 completers) 1,290 completers-
Education80-
Educational Leadership and Administration134$46,900
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology21$41,000
Special Education and Teaching244$41,900
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services232$40,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)59-
Elementary Education and Teaching242-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching37-
Secondary Education and Teaching95-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching36-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education40-
Mathematics Teacher Education5-
Reading Teacher Education20-
History Teacher Education39-
Legal Studies [+] (4 completers) 47 completers$36,200
Law0$36,200
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence39-
International Law and Legal Studies8-
English Language And Literature [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (6 completers) 61 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences61-
Exercise Physiology0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] (2 completers) 95 completers-
0-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare95-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 86 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)86-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (4 completers) 150 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management105-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science45-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] (14 completers) 1,528 completers-
0-
Bible/Biblical Studies0$26,700
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Religious Education38$31,500
Religious/Sacred Music26$38,700
Theology/Theological Studies1,005$43,800
Divinity/Ministry459-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)0-
Psychology [+] (5 completers) 622 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology619-
Applied Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 166 completers$47,400
0$47,400
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies166-
Human Services [+] (5 completers) 125 completers-
0-
Public Administration1-
Public Policy Analysis124$47,700
Social Sciences [+] (4 completers) 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Political Science and Government1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (8 completers) 31 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications8-
Graphic Design1-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology4-
Music Pedagogy18-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (14 completers) 1,855 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management35-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling10-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)1,396-
Public Health267$40,600
Health Services Administration0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$78,000
Nursing Administration147-
Business [+] (12 completers) 1,745 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1,468$55,700
Project Management0-
Accounting198$54,400
Finance0-
Management Information Systems20-
Marketing/Marketing Management59-
History [+] 46 completers-
History46-
Total7,964
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 173 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction67-
Educational Leadership and Administration106$59,800
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies10-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] (4 completers) 56 completers-
0-
Religious/Sacred Music6-
Theology/Theological Studies50-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 21 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Practice13-
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management25-
Total298
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 126 completers-
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy126-
Total170
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Organizational Communication5-
Education [+] (12 completers) 106 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Educational/Instructional Technology13-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented22-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism37-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching5-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] (4 completers) 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Hebrew Language and Literature0-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management7-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] (8 completers) 118 completers-
0-
Bible/Biblical Studies15-
Religious/Sacred Music4-
Theology/Theological Studies47-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling52-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies13-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 23 completers-
0-
Public Administration13-
Public Policy Analysis10-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (5 completers) 56 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)26-
Public Health30-
Business [+] 102 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management102-
Total466
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 299 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction149-
Educational Leadership and Administration150-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Total299

Graduate Student Population at Liberty

For academic year 2019-2020, total 33,217 students enrolled into Liberty University graduate schools where it has total 79,152 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 14,408 full-time and 18,809 part-time students. By gender, 13,198 male and 20,019 female students are attending Liberty University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Liberty University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Liberty University
TotalMaleFemale
Total33,21713,19820,019
Full-time14,4085,6038,805
Part-tme18,8097,59511,214
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Liberty University.
There are 14,136 White (42.56%), 6,718 Black/African American (20.22%), 1,770 Hispanic (5.33%), 572 Asian (1.72%), and 10,021 students with other races. 245 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Liberty University
TotalMaleFemale
Total33,21713,19820,019
American Indian/Native American16665101
Asian572259313
Black/African American6,7182,1154,603
Hispanic1,7707541,016
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander653035
White14,1366,1717,965
Two More730257473
Un-Known8,8153,4155,400
Non-resident Alien245132113
Liberty University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 31,396 graduate students (94.52% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 462 graduate students (1.39% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Liberty University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Liberty University
Number of Students
Total33,217
Enrolled Online Exclusively31,396
Enrolled Some Online Courses462
Not in Online Courses1,359
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Liberty University. 3,412 students are aged 20 to 24 (10.27% of total students), 5 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 5,413 students are aged above 50 (16.30%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Liberty University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Liberty University
TotalMaleFemale
Total33,21713,19820,019
Under 18101
Age 18-19422
Age 20-2113629107
Age 22-243,2761,0282,248
Age 25-296,7112,4934,218
Age 30-345,0472,1322,915
Age 35-394,7382,0252,713
Age 40-497,6353,1354,500
Age 50-644,9942,0962,898
Over 64419183236
Age Un-Known25675181

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