Graduate Programs Overview

Liberty University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,349 in average for all students.

It offers ninety-five graduate programs: 58 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 22 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 7,964 students have been conferred Master's degree and 468 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLiberty University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA
Graduate School Students33,217 students
31,396 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$8,349
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 95 Graduate Programs
58 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 25 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,349 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $463.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$7,935
Fees$414
Cost per Credit$463
Books & Supplies$1,299
Room & Board$11,273 (On-Campus) / $9,255 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,310 (On-Campus) / $7,290 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,231
Off-Campus Total$26,193
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$8,430$8,723$8,333$8,400$8,349

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Liberty University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 95 major areas - 68 Master's (67 online programs), 11 Doctorate (9 online programs), 23 Post-Bachelor'(23 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
Total7,964468466299
Men3,16423516187
Women4,800233305212
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.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Psychology
Theology And Religious Vocations
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Psychology
Theology And Religious Vocations
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Education
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Education
History
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Communication and Journalism
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Communication and Journalism
Theology And Religious Vocations
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Education
Communication and Journalism
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Legal Studies
Education
Communication and Journalism
Education
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 79,152 students enrolled in Liberty University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 33,217 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 13,198 male and 20,019 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 14,408 full-time and 18,809 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 31,396 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 462 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total33,217
Men Students13,198
Women Students20,019
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total33,217
Full-time Students14,408
Part-time Students18,809
By race/ethnicity 14,136 White, 6,718 Black, and 572 Asian students are attending at Liberty University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total33,217
American Indian /
Native American
166
Asian572
Black6,718
Hispanic1,770
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
65
White14,136
Two or more races730
Un-Known8,815
141 students are younger than 22 and 13,048 students are older than 65. The school has 9,987 students aged between 22 and 30 and 9,785 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total33,217
21 & Under141
22-243,276
25-296,711
30-345,047
35-394,738
40 & Over13,048
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, 31,396 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 462 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment33,217
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses31,396
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses462
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,359
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses31,396
Virginia Resident6,114
Other State In U.S.24,835
Outside of U.S.447



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