Graduate Programs Overview

Liberty University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,360 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred forty-one graduate programs: 76 Master's, 33 Doctorate, 28 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 8,971 students have been conferred Master's degree and 893 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLiberty University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA
Graduate School Students45,361 students
43,599 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$8,360
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 141 Graduate Programs
76 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 32 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Liberty University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $8,360 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $455.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$455
Books & Supplies$1,374
Room & Board$11,547 (On-Campus) / $10,960 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,480 (On-Campus) / $7,573 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,761
Off-Campus Total$28,267
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$8,723$8,333$8,400$8,349$8,360

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Liberty University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 141 major areas - 71 Master's (61 online programs), 14 Doctorate (7 online programs), 27 Post-Bachelor'(26 online programs), 3 Post-Master'(3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Mechanics and Repairers
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 93,349 students enrolled in Liberty University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 45,361 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 17,902 male and 27,459 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 22,802 full-time and 22,559 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 43,599 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 477 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students17,902
Women Students27,459
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students22,802
Part-time Students22,559
By race/ethnicity 19,838 White, 8,964 Black, and 1,009 Asian students are attending at Liberty University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races1,308
216 students are younger than 22 and 18,921 students are older than 65. The school has 12,761 students aged between 22 and 30 and 13,106 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under216
40 & Over18,921
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Liberty University, 43,599 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 477 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment45,361
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses43,599
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses477
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,285
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses43,599
Virginia Resident7,308
Other State In U.S.35,629
Outside of U.S.662

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