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Additional Admission Requirements for Some Majors

The following majors have additional admission requirements for freshman and transfer international students:

Art Department

Art: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Art are required to submit an art portfolio electronically (CD, DVD, or email) or via regular mail. Freshman international students are not required to submit a portfolio unless they are applying for an art scholarship through the Art Portfolio Day, which is held in November and April. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

Art Education: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Art Education are required to submit an art portfolio electronically (CD, DVD, or email) or via mail. Freshman international students are not required to submit a portfolio unless they are applying for an art scholarship through the Art Portfolio Day, which is held in November and April. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

Art Therapy: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Art Therapy are required to submit an art portfolio electronically (CD, DVD, or email) or via mail. Freshman international students are not required to submit a portfolio unless they are applying for an art scholarship through the Art Portfolio Day, which is held in November and April. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

Digital Arts and Design: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Digital Arts and Design are required to submit an art portfolio electronically (CD, DVD, or email) or via mail. Freshman international students are not required to submit a portfolio unless they are applying for an art scholarship through the Art Portfolio Day, which is held in November and April. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

Photography: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Photography are required to submit an art portfolio electronically (CD, DVD, or email) or via mail. Freshman international students are not required to submit a portfolio unless they are applying for an art scholarship through the Art Portfolio Day, which is held in November and April. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

Media Arts Department

Electronic Media (Broadcasting): Students applying to the B.F.A. in Electronic Media must complete a Competency Assessment consisting of a brief inventory of the student's grammar, spelling, reading comprehension and written expression. This assessment is completed after arrival on campus. Visit the Media Arts Department Website for specific information on the process.

Journalism: Students applying to the B.F.A. in Journalism must complete a competency assessment consisting of a brief inventory of the student's grammar, spelling, reading comprehension and written expression. This assessment is completed after arrival on campus. Visit the Media Arts Department Website for specific information on the process.

Public Relations: Students applying to the B.F.A. in Public Relations must complete a competency assessment consisting of a brief inventory of the student's grammar, spelling, reading comprehension and written expression. This assessment is completed after arrival on campus. Visit the Media Arts Department Website for specific information on the process.

Music Department

Music: Freshman and transfer international students applying to the Bachelor of Music in Music (B.M.), Bachelor of Science in Music (B.S.) or the B.M. or B.S. in Music Education must submit a video recording of a performance. Visit the Music Department Website for specific information about the audition process. Accepted students will then be required to complete their audition in person upon their arrival on campus.

Theatre, Film, Dance & Arts Management Department

Arts Management: Transfer international students accepted to the B.F.A. in Arts Management are required to participate in an interview with the program director upon their arrival on campus. Visit the Theatre, Film, Dance & Arts Management Department Website for more information.

Dance: Transfer international students applying to the B.F.A. in Dance Studies are required to submit a video of a performance electronically (CD, DVD, or e-mail). Accepted students also will be required to participate in an interview with the department chair upon their arrival on campus. Visit the Theatre, Film, Dance & Arts Management Department Website for more information.

Film: Freshman and transfer international students who are applying for the B.F.A. in Film Program Incentive Award (a scholarship) are required to participate in an interview with the program director upon arrival on campus. Visit the Theatre, Film, Dance & Arts Management Department Website for more information.

Theatre: Freshman and transfer international students applying to the B.A. or B.F.A. in Theatre Arts must submit a video recording of a performance or a portfolio. Accepted students will then be required to participate in an interview with the department chair upon their arrival on campus. Visit the Theatre, Film, Dance & Arts Management Department Website for more information.

Department of Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology: After the student is accepted to LIU Post under general admission requirements, students must apply separately to the B.S. in Radiologic Technology program. The application process includes an interview with the director and a background check as determined by New York state. Visit the Radiologic Technology Department Website or call 516-299-2777 for more information. Fall admittance only.

Honors Program

International freshman and transfer students interested in the Honors Program are required to communicate with the program director to outline their academic plans. This can be accomplished by e-mail, telephone or by meeting in person. To be eligible for participation in the Honors Program, all high school students must have achieved a minimum high school average of 88 or above. If English is not your native language, you must achieve an IELTS score of 7.5 or above or an IBT TOEFL score above 100. For students whose native language is English, the SAT or ACT is required based on the following scores – combined SAT I score of 1200 (Critical Reading - minimum 570 - and Math Sections) OR 1800 (Critical Reading – minimum 570, Math and Writing Sections) OR an ACT Composite score of 24 or higher (minimum 24 - on the English sub-section). Transfer students are accepted with a minimum 3.4 college grade point average (G.P.A.). The director of the program can be contacted via email at joan.digby@liu.edu or by calling 516-299-2480. Visit the Honors Program Website to learn more.