- Founder: Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr.
- Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
- Associated Denomination: Evangelical Christian
- Contact Info:
- Address: 1971 University Boulevard • Lynchburg, VA
- Phone: (434) 582-2000
- Website: http://www.liberty.edu/
About The Ministry
Liberty University is the largest and fastest growing Christian Evangelical university in the world. Founded in 1971 by Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr., Liberty started with his vision to train young “Champions for Christ.” Now the largest private university in Virginia, Liberty boasts 12,000 residential students, and another 38,000 studying through distance learning. Liberty offers more than 60 accredited programs of study. The Liberty campus boasts top-notch facilities and state-of-the-art technology to serve the needs of today’s collegiate scholars. Liberty hosts some of the world’s best-known Christian evangelists, speakers and performers every semester, and the vibrant spiritual life based on a solid doctrinal statement truly sets the University apart from other schools. While academics and faith are our top priorities, Liberty is also pleased to offer NCAA Division I athletics and many recreational opportunities. Everything we do is designed to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge and skills essential to impact tomorrow’s world.