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 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
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA
Graduate School Students38,561 students
36,337 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$8,349
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 141 Graduate Programs
76 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 32 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 $460.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$7,935
Fees$414
Cost per Credit$460
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 348 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
Total8,971893625281
Men3,63337823864
Women5,338515387217
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
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Legal Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Mechanics and Repairers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 85,586 students enrolled in Liberty University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 38,561 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 15,137 male and 23,424 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 18,159 full-time and 20,402 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 36,337 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 971 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total38,561
Men Students15,137
Women Students23,424
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total38,561
Full-time Students18,159
Part-time Students20,402
By race/ethnicity 16,829 White, 7,774 Black, and 772 Asian students are attending at Liberty University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total38,561
American Indian /
Native American
197
Asian772
Black7,774
Hispanic2,126
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
75
White16,829
Two or more races1,021
Un-Known9,550
187 students are younger than 22 and 15,430 students are older than 65. The school has 11,396 students aged between 22 and 30 and 11,247 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total38,561
21 & Under187
22-243,831
25-297,565
30-345,772
35-395,475
40 & Over15,430
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, 36,337 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 971 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment38,561
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses36,337
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses971
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,253
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses36,337
Virginia Resident6,795
Other State In U.S.29,041
Outside of U.S.501



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