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How to Apply

To assist the Office of Admissions in the review of applications, candidates are encouraged to submit a "complete" application package. Meaning, they should submit application, fees, transcripts and all other documentation listed below at one time.

A completed application includes:

  • Completed Application Form - use the Common Application (search for Long Island University Brooklyn Campus and choose Global Studies major on the supplemental form) for freshman, the online application for transfer and visiting students or by downloading a copy of the paper application 
  • Application Fee (for hard copy applications only) - $50 check; non-refundable
  • Essay - 250-500 words; choose from 3 topics on the application form
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - one must be from a teacher/instructor who knows you well
  • Official Transcript(s) - high school diploma or GED (either in progress or showing degree conferral)
  • All New York State residents must submit their high school transcript(s)


  • SAT Scores - use school code 2248
  • AP Scores - use school code 2248
  • Additional writing sample
  • High school profile
  • Resume

Tips on Completing the Common Application for LIU Global

  1. Create an account on the Common Application website
  2. Create a profile
  3. Search for Long Island University Brooklyn Campus (you will choose the Global Studies major on the supplemental form)
  4. Complete all fields on the application and hit "SUBMIT"
  5. Complete the supplemental application (also available on the Common App site)
  6. Send a $50 check or money order made payable to Long Island University
  7. Ask two teachers (or one teacher and someone else who knows you well who is not a relative) to complete the teacher evaluation form

Please submit the completed application, supplemental materials and $50 application fee to:

LIU Global of Long Island University
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201