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Admissions Statement. Equal Educational Opportunity policy

Admission Procedures 2003-2004

Pre-application for Admission

IAU Application form

Admissions Statement. Equal Educational Opportunity policy

I.A.U. 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.


The  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.


The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and I.A.U.



Admission Procedures


1.       Admission Form

Complete and mail the enclosed application materials to:


The Office of Admissions

2710 Broadway

3rd Floor

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

      If 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


n       Persons who possess a high school diploma or its equivalent meet the basic eligibility requirement for admission.

n       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.

n       Additional eligibility criteria include:

n       Persons who are eighteen (18) years of age.

n       Persons in grades K-12, under special circumstances. 


      Information regarding other eligibility criteria and/or admission procedures is available in I.A.U. Office of Admissions.    


The application 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


      Admission Prerequisites - An applicant must fulfill the following requirements before being considered for admission to I.A.U.:


n       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.   


n       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.




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