Liberty University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (35)
Liberty University was a school I looked at due to its location to family and me being stationed overseas. I chose Liberty University in order to get a clearer understanding of the impact that religion, more specifically Christianity, impacts a persons life. I felt that there was no real connection with the teachers and students in an online setting. This makes it challenging to move forward into a Doctorate without a LOR from a professor. It is also my opinion that it is an expensive school and it does not need to cost as much as it does. Even more so for online courses. I think that there should be a differential. However, that is just my opinion. There was concerns with a couple professors and their inability to teach versus me teaching myself certain theories. On a positive note I do feel that there was a good amount of interaction even in an online setting. I also got what I came to Liberty for. I wanted a deeper understanding of Christianity. One thing I will recommend is that if you are not someone who is Christian and you may be looking for a broader view on theories do not attend Liberty without a deep understanding of why you are doing it. Theories are taught on a majority bases only taking into consideration the majority which is the white population. I also felt that in some regards I was being treated differently because I am not a Christian. Also take into consideration the program and how it is accredited. Having a MA in great but it does not do much for me currently. I originally applied for the MA for LPC but due to being stationed overseas I could not make it back to Lynchburg, VA. There was no leeway provided for military members or their spouses. I wanted to continue classes, try and schedule my intensives for another time, and I was told no.
L.U.'s two-sides. Side 1--the school has a leader which does not represent what the overall mission of the school is, and has embarrassed all who are followers of Christ. Side 2--the professor's I have had contact with are God-centered. They do not follow the Jr. F, but instead pursue a passion which has been placed in them by God to help people know God in their respective fields of study. Overall--earn a degree from knowledgeable men and women, under a school leader who leaves much to be desired.
Liberty University overall is a great place to get your education. The professors are there for you and try to work with you in many situation. But unless you have money growing out of a tree, trying to afford the college is impossible. They barely give you financial aid and enough loans to afford the college. I was denied multiple times to move off campus even though it was the only way I could afford another year. Currently I have to drop out of Liberty University because they refused to work with me and my family. They wants us to pay over $7,000 out of pocket because they said they added everything we could like we had money just dropping out of pockets. The financial aid system is a huge mess and if you want to come out of college with a big loan debt please do not go to this school. You can get the same experience somewhere else than here. Now the people are great and the staff is amazing but the food is not the best dining hall ever. I do not know what little website they had to say they were but it is not. Now sometimes the dining hall has good food but 70% of the time the food taste like crap.
I'm currently doing a Double Major w/ Minor here at Liberty. My experience with Liberty is so far good. My only thing is "certain" professors should help the students when they ask for help. But overall I think this is a good school. And I'm glad I've chosen to go to Liberty University.
Liberty University is a school that offers it all! All dorm life and academics are founded on Christian morals. The teaching staff genuinely cares about their students and want to see them succeed in the spiritual life as well as their chosen vocation. The campus is full of activities and there is something for everyone. You will never be bored.
I received a quality education and enjoyed my time at Liberty University. The professors were very helpful and insightful. I am happy with my choice.
This college is a wonderful place. The professors are knowledgeable and care about the students growth. The campus is a beautiful and serene place.
Liberty was such a fun place to go to school. It's easy to make a lot of friends, there's always a lot of fun things going on and activities to do, events to attend, etc. There are however, a lot of rules, including a strict room check and dress code. I didn't like having a curfew as an adult, and not having any freedom/privacy. If I had lived off campus I think I would have liked it better.
As I read the long negative reviews on LU, I am lead to assume that the poor experiences people may have had there were results of unproductive habits and poor decision making of the students leaving poor reviews. I am a senior Engineering student and LU has provided an incredible opportunity for me to learn theory and skills in my field, and I had an engineering position lined up a month before graduation. With that said, success is 100% dependent on students' effort and work ethic. LU simply provides the opportunity. Financially, LU provides enough scholarships for me that the total cost was comparable to going to a state school. If you are willing to grow up, work hard, take responsibility for your actions, and take ownership of your career path, then I believe you will have a positive experience at Liberty University.
Okay, first off, the school doesn't even offer up-to-date materials for their classes. The lack of leadership in the online community is mind boggling. I just took a Business Law class that I completed in my Bachelor's degree. It was pointless. I passed the class with a B- and get this, I didn't even have the book. Oh and because I have a B-, I am on academic probation which is ridiculous because the grade is still a B. I dropped a class for the Spring term and they sent funding back to my loan servicer which in turn caused a 5,000$ balance on my account. However, I was still enrolled in 6 credits for the term and any other school would have just taken back the money for the one class. They really are all about the money. Also, don't look at this school if you plan on living off campus and having help with living expenses. They put off campus students in what's called tier 2 housing which means less aid to help you. Also, their books are twice as much than most schools and some schools you don't even have to pay for books. I'm going back to UMUC where teachers are actually involved and will respond to your questions within 24-48 hours.