United States, Virginia

Liberty University is a private Christian evangelical university in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1971 by Jerry Falwell and Elmer L. Towns. Although the university’s physics campus is located in Lynchburg, most of its students are online. Measured by the number of students, it is one of the largest Christian Christian universities globally and one of the largest private non-profit universities in the United States. The school is composed of 17 colleges, including a school of osteopathy and a law school. Liberty University offers more than 550 courses, 366 on campus, and 289 online. The campus offers 144 graduate courses and 4 doctorate courses. Through its accommodation and online programs, services, facilities, and collaboration, the university educates men and women who will make significant contributions to their workplaces and communities, pursuing their chosen profession to honour God and fulfill the Great Commission. Liberty University will emphasize excellence in teaching and learning and cultivate university-level communication, critical thinking, information literacy, and mathematical skills in all undergraduate courses.

Campus Life

Liberty University has only one campus, which is located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The 17-story Freedom Tower at 275 feet is the tallest building that is a famous attraction in Lynchburg and is located on the university's campus. Liberty University also provides other on-campus facilities like libraries, museums, the Center of Music and Arts, Observatory Center, and Housing facilities for all students. The 170,000 square foot 4-story Jerry Falwell library has more than 250,000 items and can hold 170,000 square feet. The library has a group study room, writable walls, balconies, terraces, and plant roofs. The National Civil War Priests Museum contains exhibitions on clergy and religious activities during the Civil War. This is the only museum in the United States dedicated to this purpose. The museum's mission is to “educate the public about the role of priests, priests, rabbis, and religious organizations in the Civil War. Student Activities Each academic year offers more than 80 activities, including concerts, movies, open microphone nights, and campus favourites, such as Coffeehouse and Block Party, to help students connect with their friends, campus, and culture.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of Liberty University are Allison Ball a Kentucky State Treasurer, Susan Wise Bauer the author and English instructor at The College of William & Mary, Peter Alan Bell an osteopathic medicine doctor and current dean at Liberty University and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, host of Fox News @ Night, Supreme Court reporter, and Fox News Shannon Bream, Sid Bream a former MLB baseball player, the founder of Liberty University and Jr., former president of Liberty University Jerry Falwell, and Debbie Yow an athletic director at NC State.