LIU's Library

The Libraries’ collections include more than one million items, with volumes of print material and thousands of items in extensive holdings of microforms, maps, images, musical scores, sound recordings, and videotapes.

Workshops on library resources or personal consultations on research projects can be arranged by the registrar.

International Students

There are 805 international students registered at LIU—285 undergraduates and 520 graduate students—for the current academic year.

The International Students Office provides services to meet the special needs of these students and support programs to help them fulfill their personal and academic goals.


PictureWe're pleased you've decided to pursue your associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree at Liberty International University. We value your experience and applaud your decision to continue your education.

You're eligible to become an undergraduate student at Liberty International University if you are an adult 18 years of age or older who is a high school graduate or you have successfully passed a General Educational Development (GED) test.


If you are interested in applying for a degree, please follow the instructions below.

NOTE: If you're an international student, the application process is slightly different. Please contact the Office of the Registrar.

If you are an international applicant please visit: International Applications

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Liberty International University (LIU) Program. We take every application very seriously, so we encourage you to carefully fulfill the following steps:

  1. Tell us who you are by completing the form. This allows us to send you additional information relevant to your interests, including invitations to LIU events in your area.
  2. Please read our website carefully BEFORE beginning your application. For your convenience, you'll find the highlights of our Web site here in a print-ready format that includes Admissions and Financial Aid information.
  3. College students and international applicants should read the specific information we've provided for them on their respective Web pages.
  4. Review the Application Dates page to select an application period most appropriate for you. Please note that you may submit an application no more than once per year.
  5. Organize the applications materials you'll need including transcripts, test scores, resume and recommender contact information.
  6. Submit your written application and send it to our registrar via e-Mail. All applications and recommendations must be submitted online and will not be accepted via mail.

In addition please note the following steps:

- If you have attended college in the past, submit official copies of transcripts.Liberty International University accepts up to 80 credits earned at regionally accredited community colleges and up to 120 credits earned at regionally accredited four-year institutions. Send transcripts from all the colleges and/or universities you have attended. These transcripts must be sent directly from the institutions to the Office of the Registrar in unopened sealed envelopes with signatures across the seals.

- If you've earned any U.S. licenses and certifications, please submit them. We will need a notarized copy of the license or certificate and a current renewal card, if appropriate.

- If you've completed professional training programs through industry, government or special organizations, please submit transcripts of them. We accept credits for programs that have been evaluated by the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service.

- Official transcripts are available through:
The American Council on Education
Registry of Credit Recommendations
One Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036-1193
(202) 939-9434


Admissions Policies

As you prepare your application to Liberty International University, please be aware of the following policies:

Non-Discrimination Disclosure Information

In accordance with Liberty International University policy, our school does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or handicap in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.

In addition, inquiries about the application of non-discrimination policies regarding race, color, national origin, age, sex, or handicap may be referred to the Regional Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J. W. McCormack POCH, Room 222, Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-4557.

Liberty International University must reserve the right to make changes at any time affecting policies, fees, curricula, courses, degrees, and programs offered (including the modification or possible elimination of degrees and programs); rules pertaining to conduct or discipline; or any other matters cited on this Web site. While every effort has been made to ensure that this Web site is accurate and up to date, it may include typographical or other errors.