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Long Island University Post Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

LIU Post has a rolling admission process. The university has an acceptance rate of 81%. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and 80 graduate, doctorate and certificate courses in various fields.

  • The admission is totally merit based. The evaluation is quite tough.
  • Along with the grades, the university also searches for leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, and high academic achievements.
  • The GPA requirement is above 3.0.
  • GMAT scores should be 400 and GRE between 130-170.


Application portalapply.liu.edu
Application fees$50
Acceptance rate81%
International students700
Test scoresGMAT/GRE
Mode of paymentOnline, cheque
Academic CalendarSemester-based
English proficiency requirementTOEFL, IELTS
Work experienceRequires for a few graduate programs
Visa requirement for International studentsF-1 Visa

LIU Post Admission Deadlines

The admission is on a rolling basis, so students can apply until the beginning of the semester. Some of the graduate courses have a strict deadline, so do check for it in the particular courses. The international students should apply as soon as possible. So that they have enough time to apply for a visa.

LIU Post International Admissions

LIU is the home to about 700 international students. The international students should provide the below mentioned certain documents and follow the following instructions while applying.

The major requirements are

  • High school/ undergraduate transcripts.
    • A course-by-course NACES evaluation of the transcripts should be done by WES.
  • Proof for English language proficiency.
    • Applicants not having scores of these tests can apply for LIU’s English Language Institute.
  • GMAT/ GRE scores (Graduate applicants)
  • Art, Theatre and Music program applicants would require to submit a portfolio/ audition.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume/ CV

English proficiency test score

The minimum scores required in the tests are mentioned below:

TestMinimum required score (UG)Minimum required score (PG)
SAT (Critical Reading)420N/A
ACT (English section)16N/A

Visa process for International Students

Applicants will have to apply for an F class student visa from the US embassy in their country. They are required to arrange all the documents and apply for an appointment for a U.S student visa interview through the VFS website.

Documents required for visa interview:-

  • A valid passport and previously issued passports
  • 2 or 3 recent passport size photograph.
  • DS-160 confirmation page with barcode
  • HDFC visa application fee receipts
  • VFS appointment letter
  • SEVIS receipt and I-120 (This will be issued from the university, once your Confidential Statement of Financial Support Form is received by the office of admission.

LIU Post Undergraduate Admissions

LIU has more than 100 undergraduate programs in fields ranging from the performing arts to business and technology to science and research. To apply for all these courses, applicants should provide the following requirements:

Where to apply: apply.liu.edu

Admission requirements -

  • High school transcripts.
    • Submit the NACES evaluation of the transcripts done by WES.

LIU Post Graduate Admissions

LIU has more than 80 graduate programs, providing specialization in various fields.

Where to apply: apply.liu.edu

Application Fee: $50

Admission requirement -

  • Submit the Undergraduate transcripts.
  • Submit the course-by-course evaluation of the transcripts done by WES.
  • GMAT/GRE scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/ CV

Specific requirements for popular graduate programs are given below -

CourseAdmission deadlinesAcademic requirementsEnglish Proficiency Minimum requirements
MBARollingGMAT - 400 GRE - 130 to 170 GPA - 2.75 or above Two LOR, Resume Personal statementTOEFL (IBT) - 85
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 7.0
MS in Biomedical ScienceRollingGPA - 3.0 Applicant should have studied 1 year of college maths (including statistics), organic chemistry, 1-semester biochemistry, and introductory physics. 2 letters of recommendationTOEFL - 79
IELTS - 6.5
MS in Family Nursing PractitionerRollingShould have a registered nurse license. 1-year experience in the clinical area. Personal interview The applicant should have studied Health assessment, Research, and statistics. GPA - 3.0TOEFL (IBT) - 85
TOEFL (CBT) - 225
TOEFL (PBT) - 563
IELTS - 7.5
MS in AccountancyRollingGPA - 3.0 GMAT - 400 Personal Statement, Two LORs, ResumeTOEFL - 85
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 7.0
MA in ArtsRollingGPA - 3.0 Submission of portfolio Personal artist statement, Two LORs, Official transcriptsTOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5

The application is reviewed once all the documents have been received by the Admission Processing center. It takes about 2-3 weeks to get notified about the selection. The notification is mostly made through the mail. On being selected the students can apply to submit the tuition fees to save the seat.

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