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Liberty University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Lynchburg, VA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,486
Tuition and Fees
$24,910
Room and Board
$10,462
Books and Supplies
$1,509
Other Expenses
$6,605
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@liberty.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 010392
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,096 (95.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,397 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,397 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
269 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$16,157
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,385 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,662
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,589 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,545
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 435 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
681 (21.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,273

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
11,310 (90.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,851 (78.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,851 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
988 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$15,336
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,748 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,262
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,273 (70.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,365
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,709 (19.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,322 (18.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,440

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$20,876
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Canadian federal and provincial loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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