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Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was established as Lynchburg Baptist College in 1971 by Jerry Falwell, who was also the Senior Pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church. Liberty University is organized into various schools which include School of Law, School of Engineering and Computational Sciences, and a Theological Seminary. It offers more than 70 majors and specializations in various fields of study like English, philosophy and religion, worship and music ministry, business, criminal justice, education and nursing. The sports teams of LU are nicknamed the Flames and their official mascot is Sparky. They are a member of the NCAA Division I-AA level Big South Conference in more than 15 sports. Liberty has won the Sasser Cup six times.

Profile of Liberty UniversityStudents attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, a small city. The school is proud of its Baptist status. Liberty University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Liberty University has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. The school is known for its programs in therapy and Counselling.

Liberty University Selectivity

Liberty University is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 540.

Student Enrolment

There are 27, 068 students at Liberty University . A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
A lot of students at Liberty University attend part-time. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Liberty University offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Big South Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"To develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to impact tomorrows world. The mission is carried out for resident students through a rigorous academic program and structured social environment. It is carried out for external students in a comparable academic program but without the structure of the resident community. "Liberty University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Religion and Philosophy612religion, theology, ministry, religious music, religious education, bible studies, philosophy, missionary studies
Business and Management555business, business management, accounting, MIS, fashion merchandising
Liberal Arts536interdisciplinary studies, general studies, liberal arts and sciences, English, political science, history, social services, Spanish language
Therapy and Counselling378psychology, Counselling psychology
Media118communication studies, digital communications, organizational communications, public relations and advertising
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy86sports and fitness management, exercise science, health and physical education, athletic trainer
Education and Teaching82educational administration, ESL instruction, special ed, school Counselling, secondary teaching, curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, . . .
Family and Social Work59family and consumer science, human services
Law37law
Security and Law Enforcement26criminal justice and safety
Science25biology, biochemistry
Medical administration25public health education, community health
Music17music
Mathematics12mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, web design
Transportation10aviation tech
office and Administration0administrative assistant
Medical Support and Technology0health service and sciences
Design0design and visual communication
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Contact: Liberty UniversityLiberty University

1971 University Blvd

Lynchburg, VA 24502

General Phone: (434) 582-2000

http://www.LIBERTY. EDU

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