Liberty University is a private, non-profit Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. It is classified as a doctoral research university.[5] Liberty’s annual enrollment includes over 14,000 residential students and over 100,000 online students as of May 2013. Liberty’s athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Liberty Flames. They compete in the Big South Conference.

As of August 2015, Liberty University offered 522 total programs, 349 on campus and 247 online. There are 138 graduate programs and 3 doctoral programs offered on campus.