Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)


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Liberty University is ranked 52 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 168 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69921%
600+26%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69919%
600+23%

ACT Score

30-3611%
24-2935%
24+47%

Students applied31,089
Students admitted6,452
Admission rate21%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate36%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$22,000
Fees$1,020
Room and board$9,306
Estimated book expense$1,700
Total cost$34,026

Cost after need-based aid$23,408
Cost after non-need-based aid$26,263

Average debt at graduation$21,067

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$35,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met27%
Average need-based aid$10,618
Average non-need-based aid$7,763

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment13,072

Full-Time

Men5,991
Women6,632

Part-Time

Men240
Women209

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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