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Education at Liberty University

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at Liberty University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Liberty University is located in Lynchburg, Virginia and has a total student population of 93,349. In 2020, 702 education majors received their bachelor's degree from Liberty University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Liberty University Education Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Education (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Liberty University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Liberty University does offer online education options in education for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Liberty University Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at Liberty University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Liberty University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Education Schools 2
Most Popular Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 6
Most Popular Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 6
Most Popular Online Education Basic Certificate Schools 19
Best Education Basic Certificate Schools 160
Most Focused Education Master’s Degree Schools 324
Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools 339

In 2020, 1,290 students received their master’s degree in education from Liberty University. This makes it the #7 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 200 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #7 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Liberty University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Liberty University.

Liberty University Education Associate’s Program

96% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 4% of education associate's degrees went to men and 96% went to women.

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The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Liberty University with a associate's in education.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 71
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 46

Liberty University Education Bachelor’s Program

91% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 702 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Education from Liberty University in 2019-2020, 9% were men and 91% were women.

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About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at Liberty University are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor's in education.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 63
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 388
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 205

Liberty University Education Master’s Program

82% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 18% of education master's degrees went to men and 82% went to women.

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Of the students who received a education master's degree from Liberty University, 50% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Liberty University with a master's in education.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 24
Black or African American 244
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 834
International Students 18
Other Races/Ethnicities 482

Liberty University also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2020, 207 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Liberty University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 941
Special Education 449
Educational Administration 440
Student Counseling 292
Curriculum & Instruction 227
Teacher Education Subject Specific 126
General Education 114
Instructional Media Design 51
Other Education 41
Teaching English or French 25

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Liberty University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Elementary School Teachers 36,450 $67,610
Teacher Assistants 31,030 $28,000
High School Teachers 26,830 $68,770
Middle School Teachers 17,130 $66,870
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 12,720 $41,370

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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