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  718-488-1011
  718-780-6110
  bkln-admissions@liu.edu

Application Instructions

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Application for admission to LIU Brooklyn may be submitted online using the Long Island University Online Application for Admission, by the Common Application Online (Freshmen and Transfer only) or by downloading a copy of the paper application (Freshmen and Transfer students only), and by mailing it to the Admissions Processing Center. Some graduate programs require a supplemental admissions application; see individual program pages for details or refer to the Long Island University Bulletin. All graduate applications should be submitted online.
   •  Long Island University Online Application
   •  Online Common Application (Freshmen and Transfer only)
   •  Forms & Documents (Freshmen and Transfer only)
Note: A required $50 non-refundable application fee can be paid online or by check or money order (no cash accepted) made payable to Long Island University and sent to the Admissions Office. If you are experiencing financial hardship and wish to waive the application fee you may complete LIU Brooklyn's Application Fee Waiver Request form for submission along with your application credentials. We will also accept College Board and NACAC fee waiver forms.

Required Application Materials for Freshmen:

  • LIU online or paper application, Common Application
  • Essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official high school transcript; final high school transcript with proof of graduation is required after admission and before classes begin
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (optional for most programs, but they can help determine scholarships)
  • IELTS/TOEFL scores (international applicants)

Required Application Materials for Transfer Students:

  • LIU online or paper application, Common Application
  • Essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript(s) from all previously attended colleges or universities; students with fewer than 24 college credits should send official final high school transcript with proof of graduation
  • IELTS/TOEFL scores (international applicants)
  • International applicants only: Foreign college/university transcripts must be evaluated and translated by an evaluation service.

Please note:

  • All professional phase Occupational Therapy students should apply using OTCAS
  • All professional phase Pharmacy students should apply using PharmCAS

Required Application Materials for Graduate Students:

  • Online application
  • Personal Statement
  • Résumé
  • Two-three letters of recommendation (program specific)
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended
  • Supplemental application (program specific)
  • GMAT/GRE (program specific)
  • IELTS/TOEFL scores (international applicants)

The fastest and easiest way to submit your application is online. Paper applications can be mailed to:
LIU Brooklyn
Admissions Office
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372

All other application materials can be sent to:
LIU Brooklyn
Admissions Processing Center
15 Dan Road, Suite 102
Canton, MA 02021

Please note:
All professional phase Occupational Therapy students should apply using OTCAS

All professional phase Pharmacy students should apply using PharmCAS

All Physician Assistant Studies MS students using CASPA

All Physical Therapy DPT students should apply using PTCAS

Students applying to B.F.A. or M.F.A. programs need to submit a portfolio or interview/audition for admissions. Please see program-specific pages for details.

If you have any questions, please contact the LIU Brooklyn Admissions Office at 718-488-1011 or bkln-admissions@liu.edu.