Tuition And Finance

Liberty University’s Tuition and Financing 

As a nonprofit institution, Liberty University offers some of the lowest tuition rates among top online universities. Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in three years and will remain at the current rates through August 1, 2019. Additionally, scholarships and flexible payment plans make Liberty’s low tuition rates even more affordable. 

An affordable education doesn’t mean a subpar one. On the contrary — Liberty has been a leader in distance learning for over 30 years, and our decades of experience have taught us how to streamline your education so you can focus on what really matters to you. Liberty University is committed to helping you through the financial aid process. Our staff is available and ready to answer your questions about your financial needs; let us help you get on the fast track toward accomplishing your educational and life goals today!

For more information regarding financial aid, visit Liberty’s Financial Aid Homepage.


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General Tuition Rates


Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

Degree LevelFull-time per hour ratePart-time per hour rate
B.S.N. – M.S.N (Dual Degree)*$460$520
M.A., M.B.A., and M.S.N.$565$615
Graduate Business Programs$565$615
Master of Education / Master of Arts in Teaching**$415$615
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences$605$605
John W. Rawlings School of Divinity Master’s Programs$2,750 block rate$395
John W. Rawlings School of Divinity D.Min.***$2,750 block rate $395

Doctoral Programs and Ed.S.

Doctor of Nursing Practice$595$650
Military Undergraduate$250$250
Military School of Divinity Master’s$2,475 block rate$275
Military Graduate/Doctorate****$275$275


*The B.S.N.-M.S.N. Dual Degree program is formatted in a way in which students enrolled specifically in this program will earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing concurrently.

**Applicable to School of Education programs only.

***John W. Rawlings School of Divinity Doctor of Ministry students enrolled between 1 and 6.99 credit hours will be charged the part-time tuition rate of $395 per credit hour. Students enrolled between 7 and 15 credit hours will be charged the block rate of $2,750. Any credit hours above 15 will be charged at the $395 part-time rate.

****Doctorate military rate only applies to Education Doctoral (Ed.D. and Ed.S.) programs. Military students pursuing other doctorate programs will be charged the regular (part-time/full-time) doctorate tuition rates.

Click here for rates for 2017-2018.

Special Program Tuition Rates: 2018-19

LUOA/EDGE$549 per course
Willmington School of the Bible$120 per credit hour 

Additional Clarification

UndergraduatePart-time rate if taking 11 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 12 hours or more
GraduatePart-time rate if taking 8 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 9 hours or more
Ph.D. and DoctoratePart-time rate if taking 5 hours or less
Full-time rate if taking 6 hours or more
John W. Rawlings School of Divinity
Master’s Programs
Block rate: 9 to 15 credit hours (less than 9 or more than 15 credit hours: $395/credit hour)
*John W. Rawlings School of Divinity cap is not available for the Ph.D. in Theology and Apologetics and the M.A. in Ethnomusicology. 

Liberty University Online & Intensive Fees

Application/re-application fee$50 One-time fee (non-refundable)
Technology fee*$199 per semester
Financial Check-In late payment fee$125
Payment plan participation$45 per term
M.A. Counseling assessment fee$50
On-campus intensive fee$25 per course
Portfolio assessment fee$100
Degree/Certificate Completion Application fee$100 (The Degree/Certificate Completion Application fee will automatically be assessed by Student Financial Services near the time of the Degree/Certificate Completion Application, not degree conferral.)
Course FeesClick here to review course fees chart


Technology fee is waived for all active military. 

Contact Student Financial Services

Call: (888) 583-5704 or (434) 582-2270

Fax: (434) 582-2053