Freshmen Students

A college education is the best investment you can make in your future. Choosing the college or university that is right for you is an important part of your journey. If you are adventurous, bold, intellectually curious, compassionate, socially conscious, and passionate about working in an international context—and are looking for a road less traveled than the typical college experience—then Long Island University's Global College may be the perfect program for you!

Academic Program

Learn more about our curriculum, program locations, and courses at Freshmen students begin their Long Island University's Global College journey in Costa Rica.

Visiting LIU Global

If you would like to schedule a visit with LIU Global, please contact Assistant Dean Sarah Moran at

Applying to Long Island University's Global College

Click here for instructions and information about applying for admission to Long Island University's Global College. For questions regarding the application process, contact an admissions counselor at or 718-488-1011.

Admitted Students

Click here for information on next steps once you are admitted.


New students have the opportunity to participate in several Zoom information sessions covering topics such as an Introduction to the Costa Rica program and center; living abroad; and what to pack. In addition, all new students will have a Zoom-based pre-departure orientation. During orientation, you and your family members will get an opportunity to meet your peers and the LIU Global team before the students travel to Costa Rica with a staff member. For details, please visit our Global Life section and click on Orientation.