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Admission Requirements

  • Incoming freshmen must have a solid B average (3.0 grade point average or 82 to 85) and an average SAT of 1000 (Math & Critical Reading combined) or ACT Composite of 20 or above.
  • Transfer students must have completed more than 24 college credits. A minimum college G.P.A. of 2.0 is required for application review. If you have completed fewer than 24 credits, you must also submit high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Applicants are be notified of departmental admissions decisions in the early spring. Mid-year transfer students will be contacted individually.

Film Incentive Scholarship

Applicants who want to apply for our Film Incentive Scholarship must arrange for an interview with the Program Director by calling 516-299-2353 or 516-299-2117 or e-mailing The scholarship is awarded to students who show special promise in their film studies. Students must reapply for this award each year. It carries with it certain responsibilities and is re-evaluated each semester. The criteria include:

  • Students must be active participants in the Film Major, enrolled on a full-time basis (12 credit hours per semester.)
  • Students must maintain a 3.2 grade point average. Students will be re-evaluated on the basis of participation and attendance, collegial and professional attitude or behavior, and/or timely completion of department responsibilities.

Submitting an Application for Admission

All applicants can apply for admission to LIU Post at My LIU or by using the Apply Now button in the upper right-hand corner of this page. For more information on the application process, visit the Admissions Office home page.