Liberty University Reviews

  • 340 Reviews
  • Lynchburg (VA)
  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
66% of 340 students said this degree improved their career prospects
60% of 340 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

Dave Michael
  • Reviewed: 5/23/2018
  • Degree: Educational Leadership
"I attended Liberty University online to pursue my Doctor of Education in Education Leadership. My program was mostly online, although I did attend four intensive classes on campus in Lynchburg. Prior to attending LU, I had already earned three degrees. I have 2 Masters degrees: Univ of Colorado-Colorado Springs (History) and East Carolina Univ (Education). I have a BA from Shepherd Univ (Education). I have also taken classes at WVU and CSU-Long Beach. All that said, LU is one of the best schools I have attended in terms of academic rigor and quality of the education I received. The professors in the School of Education were fantastic. The student support is amazing as I always received an answer to any question within 24 hours. Now it does have a focus on Christianity, and some of my classes required some assignments to incorporate Judeo-Christian ideals, especially in leadership and ethics classes. As I moved into quantitative statistics and research for my dissertation, there were no such requirements. Many students I encountered throughout my program had varying political and religious beliefs and that was never a problem in any of the classes I attended on campus or online. I really can not say enough good things about Liberty University. It was simply a great experience."
Cookie
  • Reviewed: 5/21/2018
  • Degree: Social Work
"Please "RUN' not walk away from liberty University. The advisor told me I would graduate in 2018 , but it ended up they misinformed about more classes. This is only after I gained 120 credits along with transfer credits which is all you need to graduate. The social work gates are supposedly needed. That is fine. You cannot take them together. You have to take 3 unnecessary classes along with them. That equals 4 semesters. This is intolerable. When questioned they steady are asking about money!!!!"
Tenille
  • Reviewed: 5/14/2018
  • Degree: Nutrition
"I graduated from the online degree program. The instruction and curriculum has given me the foundation for my future career. I loved the lessons and assignments and how they were tied together with biblical principles. I agree with other reviewers that no one who applies to Liberty (a renowned Christian college), should be the least bit surprised of this. If they are uncomfortable, then they should not have applied for admission."
Quality education but you must be motivated to succeed
  • Reviewed: 4/27/2018
  • Degree: Education
"I found Liberty's graduate courses very challenging. I took my courses on-line, which required a tremendous amount of reading and dedication. It was particularly challenging as I worked a full time job and was a member of the Army National Guard while in school. The professors were very supportive and provided excellent feedback to my assignments and questions. I also gained quite a lot from other on-line students as they shared about their experiences in their teaching careers. The school is a decidedly Christian university, therefore expect to have a heavy emphasis on scripture. I greatly enjoyed this aspect of the school, but it may not be for everyone."
Paul
  • Reviewed: 4/27/2018
  • Degree: History
"Liberty University was a great experience for me. I took all online courses. It is important to be proactive in your research and to take any reviews with a grain of salt when looking for a school. I transferred a number of credits earned while in the miltary that nearly accounted for two years of work, but the admissions department failed to apply these in a timely manner (a year after starting classes) and I ended up taking four courses I didn't need to. They admitted their fault, but never comped me for the classes. As far as the actual course experience, I took two clases per term and would not recommend any more than that if you work full time. The reading, depending on the class, can be excessive. This especially applies to the Master's program, which I am currently in now. If you don't love reading, look elsewhere. The communication was via Blackboard-generated announcements and email. With the exception of a couple of instructors, all returned my email or called me within 48 hours and I never had any that didn't work with me when something came up that conflicted with assignments being done on time. You will get a ton of phone calls from academic advising asking how your experience is and when you're coming up on a new term, they're calling to get you signed up, DAILY. It can get annoying but I also procrastonate, so some of the blame rests on me. After reading other reviews on this site, let me offer some words of wisdom. Follow instructors instructions to the T. They lay it out for you clearly and all assignments are avaiable for viewing a week before class starts. If you can't follow the simple instructions, including proper formats for citations, you will fail. I have a feeling some of these reviewers didn't do well simply because they failed to look at the instructions and the rubric to understand what was being asked of them to complete. Anyway, I consider myself an average writer and average reader, but with dedication you can do well here. I finished Suma Cum Laude and currently have a 3.96 GPA in my Masters program. Most professors are very nice, personable, and courteous. Some definitely stand out over others, but there's only one or two I had difficulty with. The school is highly conservative, rightly so, being the largest Christian University in the U.S., but I wish they would stay away from promoting politicians. If you can look past that, you'll get a lot of sound instruction from here. History is a difficult major and takes a lot of work, but it is worth it, because you get a program that doesn't focus on social history like 90% of today's universities do and you can tell the professors love what they do. There are a few that have books that they will require for a class, which I had a problem with, especially charging $50 for a copy that you have to review and turn in for an assignment. Nothing bad came of it, but I did file that with my student advisor. I've learned so much about researching from Liberty and if you use the available resources they give you early, it will pay in dividends down the road. Use these webinars the library broadcasts. They do help a lot. Honestly, some of these negative reviews I see make me scratch my head, because it does not reflect my experiences at all. Many state that they push a Biblical Worldview persepective onto everything. Well, they should. If you are offended by that, then don't sign up to a Christian University. They main goal is to ensure their students know Christ, and become stronger Christians. If you don't want that, don't go to Liberty"
Tammy Young
  • Reviewed: 4/27/2018
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"I am currently in law enforcement and Liberty offers a tuition discount for law enforcement, first responders and military. This discount helps those in public service in a small way better afford school. Liberty in my opinion truly cares about the students and their success and they strive to make going back to school a positive experience. The professors all care and project a real Christian worldview of their class and the school. The curriculum helps prepare the student for the future in their chosen profession and it is done with Christian principles. The school is always looking for ways to better the school and they are always growing and adding programs. If there is a way to help the student they will try and find it. There is always someone to talk to with any concerns you may have. They go all out for alumni and continue to stay engaged with them even after graduation through career websites, alumni groups and various programs for alumni. Homecoming is a huge event at the school, and the school spares no expense for that ."
CMJ
  • Reviewed: 4/4/2018
  • Degree: RN to BSN
"This school focuses very strongly on adding God to everything you write, even when it is completely unrelated such as discussing medical equipment and diseases. Some teachers were nice but others completely rude and when reported the school did nothing about it. I finally decided to drop out of their school and attend a local school ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS and they are charging me 25% of the tuition plus a $50 fee. That is just wrong. They are charging me $363 for introducing myself to the class! Just sleazy. I only introduced myself bc the workload was so high I was worried I wouldn't have time to do it all and now they are ripping me off. For being a so called Christian school they are not very Christ-like. I should also mention that the workload is much higher here than any of the schools my co-workers attended for the same degree. Oh, they also require way more classes for the same degree. I am switching to a local school and only need 3 more credits starting over than I had left after taking 7 or 8 classes there!"
J-Rock
  • Reviewed: 3/25/2018
  • Degree: Teaching
"I am enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching program (M.A.T.) Online. I took a couple classes which were rigorous, but good. But now I'm looking to switch schools. I don't know if I'd say Liberty is a BAD school, but it certainly is not supportive of online MAT students. I thought everything was going great until I had to drop my spring courses because nobody bothered to tell me that one of the courses I was enrolled in couldn't be taken until the end of my program with my student teaching. This resulted in me losing a semester's worth of classes (because you need at least 6 credits to qualify for financial aid and the only other course I could take by this point was filled), AND the stuck me with almost $500 worth of books that I have to pay back OUT OF POCKET, even though it seemed pretty obvious that financial aid was going to take care of it. They say it's because I have a "break in enrollment." The point is, if I had had an advisor by my side the whole way through, guiding me about which classes I should and shouldn't take and in which order, I wouldn't be in this mess. I don't know how it is as a residential student, but as online student you are pretty much left on your own to figure out the ins and outs of the teaching program. And there is A LOT that is required of the program...certification exams, 3 on campus intensives where you have to pay for your own travel, and just a BUNCH of other requirements. Yes, it's all listed on their website but you have to dig for it yourself and all the information can be confusing and overwhelming. I've chatted with online "advisors" probably at least 30 times. And sometimes I knew the answer to some questions better than they did. I need a school that is more straightforward and gives me a counselor/advisor to work with me every step of the way. Yes, I am a mature, intelligent adult and I can read, but the amount required for the teaching program is TOO much to navigate on your own."
2018
  • Reviewed: 3/25/2018
  • Degree: Biblical Studies
"OMG.!!!! I REALLY WISH I HAD SPOKE WITH SOMEONE BEFORE COMING TO THIS SCHOOL. I WAS REALLY EXCITED AT THE BEGINNING, BUT AFTER HAVING TO SUBMIT INFO AND CONSTANTLY BEING MISIFORMED 36 TIMES, AFTER FINALLY BEING ADMITTED I HAD ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA WHAT WAS GOING ON. I REPEATEDLY ASKED EVERYWHERE FOR HELP AND RECEIVED TWO WEEKS LATER. I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FOR MY GAIN,BUT NOT. I PLEADED WITH MY PROFESSORS WHO DID HAVE SOME PATIENTS FOR ME AND MERCY ON ME. I EXPLAINED WHAT HAPPENED AND I NEW I WAS WAY BEHIND IN MY CLASS WHICH WAS NOT MY FAULT, BUT I WAS GOING TO DO THE VERY BEST THAT I COULD. I USED MY PARTIAL AID MONEY TO LOOK FOR AND PAY FOR HELP, BUT MY FRIENDS INFORMED ME THAT IT WAS SPRING BREAK. I STILL TRIED, BUT I COULD NOT TIE DOWN THE TYPING FORMAT. I FELT LIKE A SPIDER CAUGHT UP IN A WEB. I FEEL TANGLED UP TO TO EITHER BE EATEN THEN OR COCOONED IN BY A PARTICULAR RESERVES. I RECEIVED A FEW APOLOGIES HERE AND THERE SOME EVEN SOUNDED HEART-FELT AND AUTHENTIC, BUT WHAT GRABBED MY GOAT WAS WHEN I SPOKE SOFTLY ON EVERYTHING THAT AFTERWARDS I RECEIVED A LETTER TO THE EFFECT OF MY BEING RUDE TO STAFF. OMG!!, REALLLY. !!!!!!!! STOP IT,!!!! HOW DARE YOU.? I AM NOT SATISFIED WITH THE UNPROFESSIONALISM OF THIS COMPANY AND THE TACTIC THEY TRIED TO USE ON ME TO MAKE ME FEEL AS IF THIS WAS MY FAULT. THEY ARE EVEN THREATENED MY FINANCIAL AID. NO !!! YOU WILL NOT TREAT ME LIKE THAT MEAN STEPPARENT THAT WON'T GIVE ME MY OWN TOY, THAT YOU ARE HOLDING HOSTAGE OR DECIDE TO GIVE IT TO YOUR CHILD, BECAUSE I WON'T GIVE YOU A KISS..THE HEART BREAK GOES ON AND ON. LET ME LIST THEM..... 1- INFO LOST NUMEROUSLY SO I HAD TO RESUBMIT IT 36 TIMES. 2. REPEATEDLY MISINFORMED BY ACADEMIC ADVISORS. 3. STAFF NOT IN PLACE WHEN YOU NEED HELP.. 4."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 3/14/2018
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"Although I did visit the Liberty University Campus a few times, I took all of my courses 100% online. The professors seemed very helpful to me as a working professional. I was working full time and taking 12 credits each semester with 6 credits during each summer session. I was familiar with most of the material so it wasn't difficult (for me) and I did learn quite a bit more than I was expecting. Once I proved I could handle multiple courses and maintain a high GPA, they were flexible on allowing me to take 18 credits during a couple of the semesters but I wouldnt recommend it. I was working full-time it was challenging to keep up with the assignments, but overall I'd say the difficulty is average. I have four minor complaints. One, I had no issues with tuition or financial aid, but I did have an issue with credits transferring from another institution. Liberty refused to transfer some of my CJUS credits because the previous school I attended would not send them a syllabus for the courses; apparently, it was against their policy. Unfortunately, I had to take those five courses over again. Two, sometimes the Christ Centered philosophy can be a bit overwhelming; believe it or not, there are some strong differing opinions amongst Christians from moderate to extreme. Three, the weekly message threads that we were required to weigh in and comment on were tough to muscle through. At times, the message threads were difficult to deal with because there was such an enormous disparity in writing ability from clearly uneducated and unintelligible to highly educated/intellectual. It really made me wonder how some people even got accepted. Four, I got tired of the Liberty Administrations sycophantic Republican political messages and the clear intolerance to anyone associated with the Democratic party. For a Christian school who exercised intolerance toward other religions and preached devout Christianity, it seemed very hypocrital to be endorsing a Mormon political candidate (Romney) and a serial philanderer and liar (Trump). Honestly, it is what I expected from Liberty though. It was a good experience. I ignored the things that bothered me, kept my eye on the prize and finished my degree a bit earlier than expected."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 3/11/2018
  • Degree: Nursing
"It was a terrible experience and the school was very political. I found the admission department and nursing faculty very uncaring, disorganized and hypocritical. The school just wanted money no matter how they get it. The professors were never available if you had questions regarding assignments. Most of the time they never responded back to you until after the assignments were turned in. They graded on petty things for example if you turned an assignment in as an attachment instead of copying and pasting it then they would fail you. There was one particular instructor that would blame the curriculum for her poor grading stating it was the way this program was designed. She was the teacher but yet she would still blame program for her actions. The education was the worst education I ever received. I did not learn anything. Please do not go here if you are reading this and do not take the online study MSN course. It is not worth it in any way, shape or form. If you have any questions or problems no one cared or did anything. They only want your money and nothing else."
Robert Griffin
  • Reviewed: 2/20/2018
  • Degree: Religious Studies
"A wonderful challenging experience that pushed me beyond my depths to become a flourishing captained counselor that can reach the masses. It is amazing that the instructors were there praying for you and also willing to help maximize your time and efforts in achieving your goals."
Beth
  • Reviewed: 2/16/2018
  • Degree: Medical Office Administration
"Liberty University is a wonderful and positive place to learn. When I started in 2015, I had been out of school for many years. I was very intimidated and was unsure that I could keep up in an online learning environment. From the start, I found Liberty's academic advisors to be extremely friendly and helpful. I had many concerns and they helped through everything. I prayed and made my mind up that I was going to work hard. I believe that some people assume that because Liberty is a Christian University, they give degrees to Christians. This is NOT the case. You must work hard and study. I remember watching my family play outside through my office window as I read study material and took notes. There were times that I declined invitations to events because I knew I had work to do. This is a real college environment, no one gets a degree handed to them. They do require payment. They have due dates and student expectations are upheld. The vast majority of my interactions with professors were profoundly positive. They encouraged me every step of the way with Biblical encouragement. There were a few professors with whom the experience was not great but that will happen at any university. I was never judged for my faith and I earned a degree. I am currently enrolled seeking a BS in business. I would highly recommend Liberty University to anyone who wants to earn a degree. Be prepared to work for it but anything worth having us worth fighting for."
Adam
  • Reviewed: 2/8/2018
  • Degree: Christian Studies
"Liberty University's online program is sub par to say the least. Several years ago I took online classes to receive my Associates degree from a Community College and I must say just like any online program it is more difficult than taking a seated class. However, Liberty University takes difficult to a whole new level. For a Christian College it quickly became apparent that it is just about the money. Until now how have taken several courses and passed by the Grace of God. There is no way to read all the material for any class that I have enrolled in to date. They assign so many chapters it is impossible to complete the reading, school work, work a job, and have a family at the same time. Several of the classes that the advisers have recommended me to take have done nothing for me educationally. I have been in a endless process of fulfilling requirements just to pass and to me that is not what this journey should be. I should not have to learn a made up term that some professor constructed to write a book and justify their course that I will not and cannot use in life. As of recently I discovered that their book store did not list the correct materials for a course I am taking and now I can't even skim the materials to complete the assignments. They listed and sold me books that are not even needed or required for the class and require me to purchase the other materials. They did say I could ship the other books back at my cost for a reduced refund based on their opinion of the condition. Please if you are considering Liberty University as a online college rethink it. It is continuous high pressure calls from advisers trying to get you to sign up for more classes at all hours of the day with no consideration for you. Choose a college that isn't based on reputation or prestige but one that truly cares about you and real education. Liberty occasionally does have a class with 10 minute videos on a weekly basis that never truly covers the material your supposed to be learning. These videos are more of pep talks along with a copy and pasted weekly email from the professor of your class that also is just another pep talk. They will nit pick and grade your work not based on true content but if you can correctly cite your research work for that class and non of the classes use the same method for citations so be prepared for continuous hours spent trying to figure out the correct way to cite something to meet the criteria for a given course."
Terrell
  • Reviewed: 1/4/2018
  • Degree: Christian Studies
"I attended liberty University for my Masters in Pastoral Ministry not realizing that time I was making a huge mistake. During the time, I experienced a decline in my GPA because I became homeless taking classes on an iPad inside of a U-Haul truck. My professor was very understanding giving me time to turn in assignments late. But not all professors were this understanding. When I attended another grad school as well as undergrad, my GPA was above 3.0. But this changed at Liberty. Not only that, I have never had a university take weeks to issue student refunds not giving a darn as to how a student can pay rent. Even if it's at a hotel to get them off the street. So as a future student I would not advise or recommend this school, but caution you to carefully re-consider other schools with higher rankings when it comes to STEM or Ministry programs. Let the Lord lead you and beware of Universities who claim to be Christ centered with a twist of other doctrines mingled in their curriculum."
Anna
  • Reviewed: 12/9/2017
  • Degree: Early Childhood Education
"I first earned my AA in Psychology then continued on to my Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Both degrees were completed online through Liberty. I was very pleased with my academic advisors who helped me every step of the way. Although the work load for each course is heavy, I learned a great deal and enjoyed my classes. They also offer great Military discounts and have a department for Military Affairs that will help with whatever you need and was very helpful in answering any questions I had regarding my Military funding. Yes, there are some Professors that are just jerks, but not many. I've only had bad experiences with two different Professors but still received good grades. The rest were great! Each course is 8 weeks long, contains (typically) 1 Discussion Board with 2 replies, a quiz, and a paper or project of some sort each week. Some courses require less work, but the typical amount is what was just listed. So, you will have to work and earn your grade for sure, but as long as you keep up with the course work and read the recommended material, you'll do fine! I enjoyed my time at Liberty very much."
John S.
  • Reviewed: 11/24/2017
  • Degree: Human Services
"I attended Liberty University online for the Master of Human Services Counseling: Military Resilience. I pursued this due to my interest in expanding my knowledge on veteran mental health. I am a Marine Corps veteran myself and I work with homeless veterans. As such it seemed like a good idea to expand on my knowledge base as much as possible. I will say that I enjoyed my time at Liberty University. Like anywhere else some courses were more challenging than others. You won't like every professor. That is just how it is. I hear complaints about the financial aid department. All I know is that during my time at Liberty I had no issue with any department. They are very well set in the religious foundation. At times it does seem to be too much so. However, the schools purpose is made clear early. They want to help better you financially and spiritually. I do not feel that the religious aspect was being pushed too hard on, but it was pushed. I do not think this is by some malicious intent. The school just wants you to be well educated in both academics and spirituality. Also, I feel that it needs to be mentioned, if you are looking for easy A's, this is not the school for you. You will earn your grade no matter what grade that may be. The school also has a higher grading scale than many other universities (out of 1000 points) A)940+, A-)939-920, B+)900-919, B)860-899, B-)840-859, C+)820-819, C)780-819, C-)760-779. For those of you that just have to have a 4.0 GPA know out of 1000 points the most you can drop is 60 points through a 8 week course or no more than about 7.5 point per week. With that said there is also the GPA calculations; A)4.0, A-)3.65, B+)3.33, B)3.0, B-)2.65, C+)2.33, C)2.0, C-)1.65. So in this case an any B is not a 3.0 GPA. Liberty is a much more difficult school in part because of this grading scale and GPA scale. Just do your research an know what you are getting yourself into, this is true for all colleges and universities."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 11/22/2017
  • Degree: Liberal Studies
"At first, I had reservations taking online courses. After the first semester I quickly realized that the work load is equally, if not more, than other educational institutions. I found the online format to be more user friendly and worked well with my schedule. Some courses allowed me to complete assignments slightly ahead of time; while others preferred not. I was frustrated, at first, to have to do so many papers in APA format and with peer reviewed citations (this was also required for discussions and responses); however, when it was all said and done I quickly realized how much I had advanced in my writing. I actually became excited to obtain peer reviewed sources. Anyhow, I completed 24 hours in Business courses with 15 in Accounting and 21 hours in Social Sciences. I preferred their use of online books and modules that had a homework functionality (regardless if the score counted or not it was very helpful in keeping the information fresh in my mind). Having this technology allowed me to access my books and online course materials via laptop/desktop/cell phone/iTunes, etc. I took advantage of every possible source so that I could continue to work full-time and take care of my family. I feel very fortunate that all of my professors responded to me within 24-48 business hours and for the 2 that didn't; I honestly dropped those courses. I didn't have any time to waste and most certainly wouldn't. Overall, my experience was tedious, arduous and worth it every step of the way!!"
L. Gulley
  • Reviewed: 11/14/2017
  • Degree: Counseling
"This school seemed like a good idea because I needed to work full-time while in school. I was lead to believe that my religious views would not be an issue with the classes. Over the past three years I have had to write most of my class papers from a Christian and biblical viewpoint and the grade reflected this. Currently I'm taking a sexuality class and have to write a theology of sexuality paper and a sexual autobiography. This is over the top! The school also said they were working on CACREP accreditation which is not happening because they withdrew the application. Students will have to order "required" textbooks from MBS that you may only read one chapter of. Liberty has normal textbooks edited to reflect their viewpoint. And lastly, be careful listening to the advisors. As you near the end of a graduate degree, the advisors become more hands off. I have called and been given wrong information at least four times. This just cost me am extra year to complete my program. I should have been advised to withdraw from a class during a family crisis but i have no advisor. Teachers just give canned responses to all grading. I am out financial aid , a practicum site and a job. I will be paying out of pocket for this last class, Liberty gets to make o$6000 off of me for one class that I originally passed. I'm full of regret and wish I had a way to finish at a school that I could be proud of. The Liberty diploma will not hang on my wall."
SilC
  • Reviewed: 11/4/2017
  • Degree: Paralegal
"I am an adult who wanted to continue my education. Online education sounded best for me and Liberty University seemed like a good option. Even though they are a Christian school they said that anyone could attend and that one's personal beliefs would not effect their grades. They lied. I have had several classes that expected students to have a very strong understanding of the Bible and familiarity enough with the Bible to find specific subjects with no guidance from the instructors. Their registration department will do and say anything to get people to register! I was told that I wouldn't need books for certain classes because they're available online through LUO and a week before that class is due to start I receive an email from the professor telling us that we need to make sure we have such and such books. My registration experience was horrible and I should have gone elsewhere then and there but I was so far into the process that I was scared that if I didn't continue I would miss the opportunity and delay it even further. The lady was so rude with me about my financial situation. It's already an emotional process and I was frustrated and brought to tears and she was mocking me for being upset as she was trying to tell me that I basically could not go to school because I didn't get enough in loans to cover it. She was uneducated on the entire subject and gave me wrong information anyways so the experience was for nothing. I have had one amazing instructor but the rest have been awful. Their instructions are extremely poor. They give writing assignments that are more personal BUT then expect you to somehow site your own opinions. It doesn't work that way. If you want a scholarly paper you need a scholarly subject. Their instructions contradict themselves. You are graded on your rough drafts. I was suppose to write an outline, which everything that I already knew and everything taught to me in that class stated that an outline was just that, an outline, but the instructor wanted an essay written in outline for BUT the instructions said not to write more than one or two sentences. The entire assignment was one giant contradiction. I was also suppose to grade it myself and being the honest person that I am, I left the issues and graded it based on the rubric. I could've changed it and just gave myself 100% but, to me, the point of the assignment was to show growth over time. I also had to turn in other rough drafts to be graded. How the heck does one think grading one's rough drafts is pertinent to one's education? The final outcome is what matters and what should be graded. Their online system is horrible. It appears they make their students work on it for free in exchange for a degree because it most certainly wasn't created by a professional and is not maintained by professionals. It's constantly having issues. I was told that I needed to download Firefox because it was found to work the best with their site but then another class told me I had to have Google Chrome to do the assignments for that class. How can you not create a site that works entirely with at least one browser? Highly unprofessional. Their bookstore, MBS Direct, LLC is a scam. They know that the students have no other choice but to purchase most of their books and e-books through them because LUO has made it that way by combining certain classes into e-book format so that no one else can see it. I was charged $12.40 for them to ship me a piece of paper with a code on it for an e-book that was $70 and I only have access to it for a 12 months. I am not kidding. This is a monopoly and disgusting behavior to do for students who are likely living well below the poverty level already. LUO knows what they're doing and does not care. I do not recommend this school to anyone. If you're wanting to go there just because it's a Christian school, think again. Their behaviors are not Christlike whatsoever. You can say you're a God fearing person until you're blue in the face but that doesn't make it true. You're actions are what make it true and their actions have not even been close to those of a true God fearing establishment. This is what happens when greedy people take over their parent's endeavors after they pass."