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Admissions Policies & Requirements

Admission Requirements for all Applicants

All candidates for admission must complete an application. The on line application does not require an admissions fee; however the paper application requires a $50 fee (please make check payable to LIU). Official transcript of all academic work, two letters of recommendation are also required and official score report for the TOEFL or IELTS.

Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and College Level Examination Program

Candidates who have taken courses in high school under the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board should arrange to have their scores sent to the Office of Admissions. Placement or credit (or both) may be granted for work that meets certain levels of achievement.

Students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate degree program may receive college-level credit for their exam results. Students receiving a 4 or higher (HL) will receive the appropriate equivalent credit at LIU Global.

Candidates who have participated in the College Level Examination Program of the College Entrance Examination Board should arrange to have their scores sent to the Office of Admissions. Placement may be granted for work that meets certain levels of achievement.

Applicants must disclose the above information to the admissions office when submitting an application. Failure to inform the office of such credit will impact placement within the program thus affecting graduation requirements.

Life Experience

LIU Global may grant life experience credit for work or independent study completed prior to entrance which reflects aspects of LIU Global's curriculum. Credit is not awarded for experience alone, but for what has been learned from that experience. The work or study must have been post high school level and pre-LIU Global acceptance. Students must have two full-time semester portfolios successfully completed and evaluated before they may apply for life experience credits. Life experience credits are limited to 18 and included as part of the 64 credit maximum students may transfer into LIU Global. There is a fee of $200 for the first 3 credits and $100 for each additional credit.