admits students of any age, religion, race, sex, marital
status, sexual orientation, ancestry, cultural background,
or national or ethnical origin to all of the programs, activities,
rights, and privileges generally accorded or made available
to students at the university. It does not discriminate
on the basis of these characteristics in the administration
of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship
and financial aid or other I.A.U. administered programs.
No qualified disabled
person on the basis of disability shall be excluded from
participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise
be subjected to discrimination under any University-related
program or activity.
Equal educational opportunity
includes: recruitment and admission; access to courses and
facilities; access to counseling, testing and tutoring services;
financial assistance; health and insurance services; and
extracurricular programs and activities.
reserves the right to make changes at any time in
the regulations, fees, class schedules and programs, that
are considered to be deemed and necessary.
of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable
contract between the student and I.A.U.
Complete and mail the enclosed application materials
The Office of Admissions
New York, NY 10025
together with a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.
There are no exceptions to this fee.
Please, include a letter and a record or transcript from
your current school, indicating your level of education.
2. Placement Tests
All first-time-in-college, degree seeking freshmen, are
required to take the A.C.T., S.A.T. or equivalent. Results
of these tests are used in the academic advising process
to help place students into proper levels of English, Mathematics
and Reading courses and are not otherwise used for admission
to the college. Students should complete placement testing
prior to enrolling in classes and are to register in courses
as indicated by the results. Students with limited English
proficiency are required to follow a one/two semester intensive
program of English as a Foreign Language before they are
allowed to attend regular classes.
3. Acceptance of Students
the application is approved, upon completion of all forms
and assuming eligibility, a certificate of acceptance will
be immediately mailed to you (this will not take longer
than three days after reception of your application).
4. Admission Policies
Persons who possess a high
school diploma or its equivalent meet the basic eligibility
requirement for admission.
Persons who do not possess
a high school diploma or its equivalent but who meet additional
criteria are also eligible for admission if in the judgment
of I.A.U. College Admissions Officer they are capable of
profiting from the instruction offered.
Persons who are eighteen
(18) years of age.
Persons in grades K-12,
under special circumstances.
regarding other eligibility criteria and/or admission procedures
is available in I.A.U. Office of Admissions.
will be put through the normal process of using an International
Student Admissions Application which must demonstrate academic
qualifications and the ability to meet the financial obligations
of the program of study.
Upon admission, the
will issue the accepted student the necessary information
to obtain a visa for study at I.A.U.
5. Admission Requirements
Prerequisites - An applicant must fulfill the following
requirements before being considered for admission to I.A.U.:
Submit a transcript of
high school credits and of all previous college work. No
student who has been disqualified from attending another
Institution for reasons of conduct may enroll in classes
at I.A.U. An exception to this policy may be permitted after
one or more semesters of time have elapsed since the student
was disqualified. Such an exception will be determined by
the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Records.
Students whose mother tongue
is other than English must provide evidence of English proficiency,
either by means of the T.O.E.F.L. Test (a minimum score
of 450 is required) or other recognized examination. Otherwise,
they may be granted provisional admission, subject to the
participation in the intensive E.F.L. Program (English as
a Foreign Language) for a minimum of one full semester,
in our language institute, before they may be able to attend
the regular class schedule.