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Liberty University

College of Arts and Sciences

Lynchburg, VA

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Overview

Liberty University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Lynchburg, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Professional writing
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 82

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

476
Applied
269
Accepted
150
Enrolled
57%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

478
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.93%
Black or African American 14.02%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.05%
Asian 0.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.93%
Unknown 21.76%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: God concept and adult attachment, building marital strength, image of God and gender, breastfeeding behavior among adolescent mothers, osteoporosis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA  24515
United States
Contact Dr. Roger Schultz
Dean
Email: rschultz@liberty.edu
Phone: 434-592-4031
Fax: 434-522-0430