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Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8pm, administrative and academic offices will operate virtually. Limited essential personnel will work on site to support remote learning, technology and provide necessary security and maintenance. Online instruction will continue remotely on Monday, March 23, 2020 until the end of the spring semester.

Financial Information

Financial Information

When you choose an education that’s right for you and your goals, it is worth every penny, and LIU Global is committed to helping you find ways to afford university.

One of the best ways to budget for your future is to create a financial plan, which will act as a roadmap during your studies and beyond. Financial aid will cover a portion of your tuition, fees, and room and board, and your financial plan will help you determine how to cover the remaining cost.

  LIU Global 2019 - 2020 Tuition & Fees*
*Rates subject to change. 

*Does not include health insurance, airfare, or personal expenses.

*See below for additional expenses.

Undergraduate Tuition (per term):
University Fee (per term):
Center Fee** (per term):
Room & Board (per term):
Costa Rica (Year 1)
Europe (Year 2)
Asia-Pacific Australia (Year 3)
China (Year 3)
Other locations (Year 4)
Estimated Total (per year):
$53,870 - $57,430

Insurance: Visit health insurance page for details.

Airfare: Varies – student is responsible for getting to the program and back home at end of semester. LIU Global covers all program-related travel within the semester.

Visa-related costs: Varies - visit the visa info page for details.

Books: Varies – estimated book costs by center/program:

Asia-Pacific Australia: $0 (all readings are provided for free as electronic copies, with hard copies provided as needed/appropriate)

China: $50

Costa Rica: $50

Europe: Varies

New York:  $0 for LIU Global, but varies for LIU Brooklyn / LIU Post

Estimated personal expenses (as recommended by each center/program) – also sent ahead of time in Center/Program Handbooks:

Asia-Pacific Australia: $10-75 per week, depending on personal lifestyle choices. Please note: Indonesia is comparatively cheap, and Australia and Fiji are comparatively expensive.

China: The stipends students receive from the center are to cover the room and board expenses during the semester. However, students should budget an additional $800-1,000 per semester for academic supplies and personal needs including personal travel.

Costa Rica: $1000-1500 per semester for personal needs, travel and recreation.

Europe: Varies

New York:  Varies

Net price calculator: LIU provides an online student aid calculator as a guide for early college financial planning. This calculator provides a preliminary estimate of federal and institutional aid eligibility and is not binding. Visit to obtain a preliminary estimate of your financial aid eligibility. 

Payment Plans: LIU offers convenient payment plans to help students manage their tuition charges while remaining in good financial standing with the University. You can sign up for a payment plan through your MyLIU account or by contacting Enrollment Services.

If you have questions, contact Carlett Thomas at or 516-299-3401.

Scholarships and Grants

LIU merit-based scholarships: All applicants are evaluated for a merit-based scholarship awarded based on a student’s previous academic record. Merit scholarships are awarded per academic year and are renewable to students who remain in good standing.

External scholarships and grants: LIU Global has compiled a list of scholarships, many geared towards international education and study abroad. Please visit for more information.