Outstanding high school seniors may take up to two tuition-free
college courses at the Brooklyn Campus. Qualified students are
admitted to one regularly offered introductory course per semester.
Each successfully completed course earns full college credit.
allows students an opportunity to explore the college environment
before attending college full time. Applicants choose for themselves
which courses to take, but always receive counseling from the
Bridge staff on how to make their choices wisely, taking into
account individual academic interests and potential options
for a college major or minor. Students are generally encouraged
to expand their fields of knowledge, rather than focusing on
interests that they have already developed, and to explore subjects
that are not available to them in high school.
Eligibility: Students who have successfully completed their junior year
of high school may begin taking LIU Bridge courses the summer
before their senior year. Courses are offered in the fall and
spring as well. Students may not take courses in the summer
after they graduate.
Applicants must have an overall high school average of 90% or
better. Some exceptions are made, but only for students who
have an overall average of 88% as well as an average of at least
90% in all high school courses related to the college course
they wish to take.
Procedure: Students interested in LIU's Senior Bridge
Program should see the College Advisor at their school who serves
as a liaison with LIU or call the director of Bridge Programs.
College Advisors assist interested students with applications.
Each complete application should include: