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Liberty University John W. Rawlings School of Divinity

1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515
p: 434-582-2569
Member School Representatives:
Online Dean:
Gabriel Etzel
434 582 2568
Associate Dean:
Troy W Temple
434 592 4653
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Lester Edwin Ruiz
Fall 2019 Data:
Enrollment: 
5254 (3597.7 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
16
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
52.75
Total Faculty FTE: 
68.75
Approved Degrees: 
DMin, EdD, MA (Biblical Exposition), MA (Biblical Studies), MA (Christian Apologetics), MA (Theological Studies), MA in Christian Ministry, MA in Global Studies, MA in Religion, MA in Sports Chaplaincy, MDiv, MRE, PhD (Theology and Apologetics), ThM
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
2020
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2019-fall
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2026-fall
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2021-04 (Faculty), 2021-11 (Governance), 2021-11 (Curriculum), 2022-11 (Diversity), 2023-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2023-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2023-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement)
Accreditation Notes: 
In January 2020, the Board of Commissioners approved an exception to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to offer the MDiv, basic professional MA degrees (MA in Christian Ministry, MA in Global Studies, MA in Religion, MA in Sports Chaplaincy, Master of Religious Education), DMin, EdD, and ThM completely online.