ROLLING ADMISSIONS AND COMPLETE APPLICATIONS
Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. However, students wishing to be considered for scholarships, housing or to be assured an admissions decision by April 15th are encouraged to apply for fall enrollment no later than March 1st and spring enrollment no later than December 1st.
Application evaluation is based on several criteria including program space availability. Students are encouraged to submit completed (see “complete application guidelines” below) applications as early as possible for the preferred term of entry so as to be given full consideration for admission. Specific deadline dates and program deadline dates are listed below.
- Application form (paper or on-line) with a non-refundable application fee of $40.00 USD.
- Official transcripts from each college or university attended (additional course descriptions may be required for admissions or credit evaluation)
- Transfer students with fewer than 24 college credits must submit an official high school transcript showing proof of graduation or official copy of GED score report.
- Official copy of SAT or ACT test scores from ETS if not included on your official high school transcript (see “Standardized Testing: SAT, ACT and test of English as a foreign language” for more information.)
- Official copy of TOEFL, IELTs or iBT if English is not the student's native language; students may also provide evidence of English proficiency with a minimum of 420 or higher on the SAT Critical Reading section.
- One letter of recommendation from instructor, transfer advisor, or supervisor is required. (*Additional requirements related to letters of recommendations may apply; see specific program guidelines below.)
- 250 word minimum personal statement
Pharmacy (professional phase) applicants:
- Students must apply through the pharmcas.org website AND submit a supplemental application directly to the Office of Admission by the listed deadline date. Candidacy for the program may be effected by missing deadline dates and/or failing to comply with the application procedures.
Occupational Therapy (professional phase) applicants:
- Students must apply through the otcas.org website AND submit a supplemental application directly to the Office of Admissions by the listed deadline date. Candidacy for the program may be effected by missing deadline dates and/or failing to comply with the application procedures.
Letters of Recommendation AND Interview requirements (additional requirements):
Note: In general, admission interviews are not required. However, the programs listed above include an interview in their departmental review process. If the department requires an interview, your final admission decision will be pending until your interview is completed.
APPLICATION and PROGRAM DEADLINES:
Students applying to LIU Brooklyn are encouraged to submit their completed application no later than April 15th for the fall term and December 1st for the spring term to ensure that an admission decision can be completed in a timely manner to enroll. (International students are strongly encouraged to submit their application for review no later than May 1 for the fall term and November 1 for the spring term.)
While most programs do not have a specific application deadline the sooner a student submits a completed application for review the earlier the student could receive a final admission decision. Please note the academic programs that DO require a complete application by a deadline date:
AUDITIONS AND PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS
Students applying to the B.S or the B.F.A. in Dance are required to audition for admission to the programs. For more information about the programs, audition process and audition dates visit the departmental website at www.liu.edu/brooklyn/dance.
Students applying to the B.F.A. in Studio Art or the B.F.A. in Computer Art are required to submit a portfolio of work for admission to the programs. For more information about the programs and the portfolio review process please visit www.liu.edu/brooklyn/art or www.liu.edu/brooklyn/mediaarts.
Students applying to the Music program are not required to audition prior to admission but will be required to audition prior to enrollment. Please visit www.liu.edu/brooklyn/music.
SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING CREDENTIALS
All applicants must send applications and supporting application materials--official transcripts, recommendations, and personal statement (if not submitted on-line) to:
Admissions Processing Center
P.O. Box 810
Randolph, Massachusetts 02368-0810
- Place the credential cover sheet (found on-line at www.liu.edu/brooklyn/admissions/forms-documents or as part of the paper application) as the top sheet of the package sent to the processing center.
- Do Not send slides, photographs, portfolios, CD's, DVD's, awards, newspaper articles, checks or cash.
- SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTs score are to be sent electronically to the Brooklyn campus (Code: 2369) from the testing agency or sent directly to the LIU Brooklyn Office of Admissions.
- International applicants please forward all materials to:
Office of Admissions
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, New York 11201
- The $40.00 application fee must be a check or money order made out to “Long Island University;” we are not able to accept cash.
Students utilizing The Common Application should follow the application instructions and mailing instructions published on-line, or paper, with The Common Application.