Liberty University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(4.37 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 509 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 80,494 (49,863 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 67% part-time, 33% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,475
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Liberty University offers a really good graduate program online. It is a very intense program with classes that last 8 weeks. The typical semester is three classes and they offer them in several different "terms" so that you are not taking all three at one time. The professors have all been phenomenal and very helpful. I have been able to get in contact with any department if I have needed help and any issues have been handled immediately. The only con that I have had has been here recently and that has been with the bookstore. Liberty works with MBS direct and the fall semester books are not all listed. This is my second year at Liberty and I have been very impressed with the school.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

I'm an online student, therefore some categories do not apply to me. Liberty University is a great school to pursue my MBA degree. The only drawback about online classes is you're not as connected to the campus and your classmates. Discussion boards are provided, as well as social media to help students connect and overall it has been a great experience.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

Liberty has tons of offerings for online only students. It is a great value especially for religion/theology graduate students. The use of technology to keep up with and participate in classes is great. I weighed several different schools and landed on Liberty because of the quality, reputation and availability of the online program.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2016

Liberty University Online is an awesome school. Their teachers are fair and they challenge their students. The thing I like most about the college is their continued effort to merge Christianity into a professional atmosphere. I have been studying psychology for four years. I have received my Associate's and Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. I do not claim to be an expert and all knowledge about the field; however I do feel very comfortable with the material. Throughout my undergrad time, I kept my religious beliefs/Christian principles and schooling separately. When I transferred to Liberty University online, it was a culture shock. I had to learn how to merge the two and determine the line and when to apply Christianity principles in treatment and when not to apply them. I find this very beneficial for my future plans with my degree and in my life as whole. This school has made me a better minister, counselor, mentor, and overall person. I am proud to attend Liberty University on line. The con that I see is that if you are not a very religious person then this school may not be for you. Regardless if you are a Christian, catholic, Buddhist, or whatever your religious preference is, this school helps to merge your beliefs with your professional knowledge; however, if you do not have religious belief it may be a little difficult. On the other hand, it may help you deal with or give you another view point when dealing with your religious clients.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

Some of the pros associated with being in an online graduate program is the ability to work at one's own pace. The deadlines for assignment submissions allow for time to study the content and apply what was learned while tending to life's demands (i.e. family, career, leisure). Additionally, there’s an advantage in being somewhat anonymous as an online student because it alleviates any biases the professor could potentially have when it comes to grading. With this could also be a con, as the lack of an interpersonal working relationship that could be established between a student and a professor may be hindered. Overall, I have had a pleasant experience in my online education, as it provides the convenience of allowing me to manage life outside of higher education, but rigorous to the point of disciplining myself to work hard in order to succeed.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2018

Due to my status as an Online learner, I didn't get the opportunity to experience some of the more on-site resources. However, the professors I've dealt with have been extremely resourceful, never hesitating to take the extra mile to help you understand something more effectively. The students seem understanding and are respectful of everyone's work. Overall, I really believe my money is well spent here at Liberty - it really is an investment for the future.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Regarding the graduate program, let me address the cons first. Due to being exclusively online for me, it does make it difficult if there is a system server issue that is slow is being resolved. Also, class interaction is limited (which is to be expected with an online program). The pros I have seen is the ability to pursue and complete the program of study at a pace that does not conflict with other life areas such as family, church, and work. Most of the class work is doable and the completion of assigned projects can be accomplished in the given timeframe. Overall the Masters of Divinity is a worthwhile program that is engaging and relevant.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Music
Graduation Year: 2016

Liberty University faculty and staff are among the best I've ever encountered in academia. The Online program offerings are many. The programs are economical and support my personalized career goals.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2017

Liberty University is a great school. I love how the word of of God is incorporated in the work assigned. I have only taken one class so far, but I have learned so much in that one class. My professor ( Dr. Hutton) was very supportive and encouraging.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

I completed my undergrad at Liberty and am pursuing my master's online. So far the program is generic. The trouble with online courses is that it's hard to gain a sense of community and support. The advisor's have been great as well as financial aid. I love the campus and the sense of community there and I suppose I wish that carried over into the online program.
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