Liberty University

Liberty University Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Liberty University diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Liberty University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Liberty University?

Liberty University total enrollment is approximately 93,349 students. 30,168 are undergraduates and 22,802 are graduate students.

Liberty University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Liberty University undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


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Liberty University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 18,492
Unknown 5,204
Black or African American 2,374
Hispanic 1,929
Multi-Ethnic 1,008
Asian 523
International 433
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 70

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Liberty University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 61% of full-time grad students are women, and 39% men.


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Liberty University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,058
Unknown 5,205
Black or African American 4,608
Hispanic 1,314
Multi-Ethnic 704
Asian 551
International 201
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 44

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Liberty University Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 46,696
Unknown 21,161
Black or African American 13,660
Hispanic 5,830
Multi-Ethnic 2,864
Asian 1,756
International 715
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 231

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Liberty University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,637
Black or African American 499
Asian 126
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Liberty University Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 54,909 female students and 38,440 male students at Liberty University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Liberty University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  85.14 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 2,871 female teachers and 3,873 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

72.2% Out of State
1.63% Out of the Country

Liberty University ranks 82 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

72.2% of Liberty University students come from out of state, and 1.63% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Virginia 1,074
North Carolina 421
Pennsylvania 318
Florida 180
Georgia 162

International Students at Liberty University

Students from 92 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, Canada, and China.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
18.55% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  92.26 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Liberty University, 18.55% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 29,481
25-29 11,895
30-34 9,274
22-24 9,013
20-21 8,114
18-19 5,810
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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