Long Island University welcomes applications through the Common Application for first-year students. Students may also complete the Long Island University application.


Application Type

Application Submission


Early Action

November 15

By December 1

Early Decision

December 15

By January 1

Regular Decision*

January 5 (recommended)

By May 1

*Regular decision applications for first-year students are reviewed on a rolling basis until the start of the fall semester.

Applicants should submit the required material below for consideration:

  • Undergraduate application at or via the Common Application.
  • Non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • High school transcript.

Applicants may submit the following for consideration:

  • SAT or ACT Test Scores: SAT: LIU Code 2369. ACT: LIU Code 2792.
  • If English is not the student’s native language, an official copy of TOEFL, IELTS, or iBT; students may also provide evidence of English proficiency through submission of standardized test scores.
  • Recommendation from one teacher or guidance counselor.

Each applicant is considered through a review of their application and supporting material. Admitted freshman students are required to provide proof of successful completion of high school or its equivalent prior to the first day of classes.

Freshman applicants may apply for fall, spring, or summer admission as full- or part-time degree seeking students. Classes are offered during the day, evening and on weekends. A non-degree option (for a student not enrolled in a degree program) is available to visiting students.

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