Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
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College Type
Private University|Religious

About Our College

Liberty University (LU) is a private evangelical university in Lynchburg, Virginia. Founded in 1971 by Jerry Falwell Sr. and Elmer L. Towns, Liberty is among the world's largest Christian universities and the largest private non-profit universities in the United States by total student enrollment.[8][9] Most of its enrollment is in online courses;[10][11] in 2020, for example, the university enrolled about 15,000 in its residential program and 80,000 online.[12][5]

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