Liberty University Online

    Among the first — and the best


    Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s fifth largest university and one of the nation's largest nonprofit educators.


    Currently, Liberty has some of the highest retention and graduation rates of any leading online university.


    Supported by a residential campus

    Established in 1971, Liberty has maintained the mission of Training Champions for Christ and continually nurtures an environment of academic excellence, technological innovation, and commitment to Christian values. As an extension of Liberty’s Lynchburg, Va.-based campus, online courses allow students to enjoy the same quality course offerings as Liberty’s residential students, but with additional flexibility.


    Career-ready degrees

    Liberty University offers more than 200 residential and online programs of study — from the certificate to postgraduate level — in the areas the market demands most, including business, education, nursing, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, and religion.


    Christian Foundation

    All courses are taught from a Christian worldview by professors who regard teaching as more than a job — it’s their calling. As a leader in Christian education, Liberty University’s thriving spiritual environment mobilizes students to impact the world for Christ.


    More affordable

    Liberty University's tuition rates are among the lowest at universities offering online programs.


    Consistently rated as one of the top distance educators in the nation, and known for its affordability and exceptional student support, Liberty maintains high student satisfaction as well as high retention and graduation rates.


    Our students succeed

    Liberty University’s student loan default rate is about half the national average.


    Upon graduation, Liberty students are getting jobs faster and can pay back their loans at a higher rate than the national average. Over 200,000 Liberty alumni are influencing the world in their respective careers.


    Flexible learning format

    Invest in your education and reach your potential while keeping your focus on what matters most. Earn your degree as you balance family, work, ministry, and life's other demands.


    Liberty University’s online format offers a flexible schedule which allows you to choose when and where you study while completing your degree at your own pace.


    Generous military benefits

    With more than 30,000 military students enrolled in online courses, Liberty University is proud to honor the men and women who serve our country. Service members, veterans, and their spouses enjoy generous benefits including tuition discounts, free book vouchers, fee waivers, and credit for military training.


    Trusted support network

    Liberty University students also benefit from individualized attention due to low student-to-professor ratios.


    Students receive free support services and resources to help them succeed, including tutoring services, the Online Writing Center, Virtual Career Center, Online Communities, and academic advisors dedicated to student success.


    Become a Champion for Christ!

    With a degree from Liberty University, you can start achieving your goals. Learn more!