Liberty University (Photo by Taber A. Bain)

Liberty University, which was founded in 1971 by Jerry Falwell, is a major private Christian university based in Lynchburg, Virginia. Although the school has about 12,000 students enrolled in classes on campus, more than 60,000 students from around the world take online classes offered by Liberty University. The athletic teams at the school are called the Flames. As far as textbooks go, Liberty students can buy their textbooks for their classes from a few different places both on campus and online. Here are the best places to shop for books:

The official on-campus bookstore is the Liberty University Bookstore. It is housed on campus inside Building #65 at 1971 University Boulevard and is easy to get to from the center of campus. The representatives at this store work directly with Liberty faculty. This means students are guaranteed to get the correct materials for their courses. Books are available for purchase as new, used, and in a digital format. There are also a number of books you can rent. When you rent books here, you can save up to 60% off the regular list price of the book. School supplies, discounted computer hardware and software, and an exclusive selection of Nike apparel are all for sale here as well. In addition, the store partners with other local retailers in the Lynchburg area to offer students some discounts on various items. Stop by the store for more information on this. Since Liberty serves a huge community of online students, almost every item available in the store can be purchased online and shipped to you.

Since there are only a few bookstores in the Lynchburg area that offer a limited selection of textbooks and academic materials, you might be better off shopping for books online. The same goes for students taking online courses. There are several websites that offer cheap college textbooks. offers a huge selection of rental textbooks. You can literally save up to 90% by renting books from this site. If you are a Liberty student, there is an excellent chance that some of your books will be available for rent on this site. is another good website to check out. The word “half” is key when shopping on this site because many of the books available can be purchased for over half off the price of a brand new version of a book. It’s also easy to sell your books on to students worldwide. Finally, has an incredible selection of new and used textbooks. Even if you buy your books new from Amazon, you will save money. The great thing about shopping online is that you can compare prices and conveniently receive all of your textbooks by mail.