Long Island University (LIU) Post Campus

One of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the USA, Long Island University (LIU) is nationally recognized for its strength in the liberal arts and sciences, business and management, performing and media arts, and information science. LIU's Post campus is one of America's most beautiful and safest college campuses. Rolling green lawns, 3 historic mansions, 308 landscaped acres and close proximity to New York City provide the ideal environment for study and extracurricular activities.

LIU Post provides individualized attention to each student with both the small class sizes and
the ability to customize the wide selection of study programs to help meet their unique goals.
The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. International students are offered special programs
that give them access to, and smooth their transition into, the American University environment:


ESL Transition Program
• Undergraduate Transition Program and
Graduate Transition Program available
• Usually 1 or 2 semesters duration,
depending on English language level
• Curriculum includes language acquisition
(listening, speaking, writing, grammar,
reading), academic preparation
(library mentoring program, tutoring
services, labs, test taking skill, note
taking) and cultural adaptation
• Opportunity to co-enroll in academic credit
courses while improving English proficiency
• No official TOEFL or IELTS score needed
for Undergraduate Transition applicants
• International students on the Undergraduate
Transition program are issued a 5-year i-20
immigration document
• ESL only fast-track option in the
summer semester


Pre-MBA Bridge Program
The Pre-M.B.A. or “Bridge Program” is a nondegree program that allows students to earn
the additional 30 credits needed to equate
their three-year bachelor’s degree to that of a
four-year US bachelor’s degree. This program
offers the equivalent of the fourth year of
undergraduate coursework necessary to start
the MBA Master’s curriculum. The GMAT is
recommended but not required. Students can
be considered for admission without the GMAT
and can prepare for the exam while on campus.
Completion of the Bridge Program does
not guarantee students acceptance into
the MBA Program. Students must formally
apply for admission into the MBA program
after beginning the second semester of
the Bridge Program, and must submit an
acceptable GMAT score before they can
be accepted to the MBA program.

English Entry Requirements
Undergraduate programs
Direct entry: Minimum official score of TOEFL iBT 71/IELTS 6.0/
Pearson PTE 50

Conditional admission through ESL Transition program:
Minimum equivalent of TOEFL iBT 38/IELTS 4.0 (no official score required)

Graduate programs
Direct entry to most programs: TOEFL iBT 79/IELTS 6.5/Pearson PTE 58
Direct entry to MBA*, Pre-MBA**, MS Accounting*, MS
Taxation*, Master of Public Administration*, MPA Healthcare
Administration*, MS Clinical Laboratory Management/
Science, and all Nursing programs: TOEFL iBT 85/IELTS 7.0
Conditional admission through ESL Transition program:
Minimum official score of TOEFL iBT 56/IELTS 5.5

Graduate students with a lower English level can complete an
8-12 week English course at an Embassy language school in
the USA before acceptance to the on-campus ESL Transition
Program, with no official TOEFL/IELTS score required.

Academic Entry Requirements
Undergraduate: GPA 2.5-3.0
Graduate: GPA 3.0 for most graduate programs;
2.8 for MPA and MPA Healthcare Administration;
2.75 for MBA and MS Nutrition;
2.5 for MS Management Engineering, and all master’s programs
in Education, Counseling, and Speech-Language Pathology

Graduate admission tests/documentation:
• GMAT 400-450 for MBA, MS Accounting, MS Taxation; GMAT
recommended, but not required for entry to Pre-MBA.
• GRE for MA Psychology, MA Speech-Language Pathology, MS
Library and Information Science (may be required for MA Political
Science); GRE required only if GPA below 3.0 for MA Music, MA Music
Education, MS Mental Health Counseling and MS School Counselor.
• Electronic portfolio/video audition for School
of Visual and Performing Arts.
• Writing sample for MA Clinical Art Therapy and MA English.

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Location

720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548

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Available courses


Course Name Price from Start Date Duration & Tuition Application fee  
Intensive English (ESL) Pathway

Offered in the spring and fall terms this program is designed to support ESL students who have been conditionally admitted to a graduate program at LIU Post.

The program, which is specially designed to promote the transition of ESL students to academic study, includes the following:
24 hours per week of ESL classes, including a Friday seminar
Enrollment in one graduate class
Weekly tutoring
Individual meetings with a library mentor expert in the student's field of study
Individual meetings with a graduate advisor
To qualify for this program, a student must be approved by the Director of ESL Programs and an appropriate graduate advisor. All students seeking to apply to this program must submit a TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score.
The tuition for this program is equal to 9 graduate credits.

FALL 

Begining of September  - Begining of December
Class Schedule: Monday through Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SPRING

Beg. January  - Beg. May 
Class Schedule: Monday through Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

$5000.00   $100
Undergraduate Direct Entry (per year)

Each student pursuing a Bachelor will design his or her own plan of study within broad guidelines that accommodate the individual’s interests.  Working with an advisor, you will build a curriculum from diverse subjects that include history, English, sociology, political science, philosophy, art history, psychology, anthropology, theater, music, education, and earth and environmental sciences.

 

Admission Requirements

 

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School
  • Min GPA: 82.0%
  • English Proficiency Requirements: 
    For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country (click here for country list) or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL ibt: 75.0
    • Min IELTS average: 6.0
    For conditional admission, instead of submitting IELTS or TOEFL scores, applicant may complete English courses prior to the academic program. The length of the English course is determined based on the applicant’s level of English proficiency.

 

Other requirements:

 

  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation

 

Other Fees

 

  • Health Insurance: $2,488 per year
  • University Fee: $1,840 per year

 

$35737.00   $100
Graduate Direct Entry ( per year)

Graduate admission tests/documentation:
• GMAT 400-450 for MBA, MS Accounting, MS Taxation; GMAT
recommended, but not required for entry to Pre-MBA.
• GRE for MA Psychology, MA Speech-Language Pathology, MS
Library and Information Science (may be required for MA Political 
Science); GRE required only if GPA below 3.0 for MA Music, MA Music 
Education, MS Mental Health Counseling and MS School Counselor. 
• Electronic portfolio/video audition for School
of Visual and Performing Arts.

$36030.00   $100

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