Long Island University: Statistics

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#361 of 2,597 In North America
#324 of 2,496 In the United States
#30 of 221 In New York State
#230 of 1,044 For Social Work
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$25,031 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
10,403
Graduates
4,663
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
liu.edu

Long Island University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 85% 85% 85%
Applicants 14,341 4,913 9,428
Admissions 12,191 4,197 7,994
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,149 426 723
Freshmen enrolled part time 6 2 4

2,212 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

837 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
972 or 84%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1290
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Long Island University are 1080-1290 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
223 or 19%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Long Island University are 22-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 6773 (45%)
Hispanic 2110 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 2090 (14%)
Black or African American 1659 (11%)
Asian 1587 (11%)
Nonresident Alien 459 (3%)
Two or more races 331 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 27 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,031/year
Average aid awarded
$25,680
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $27,466
$30-48K $25,841
$48-75K $24,775
$75-110K $24,699
$110K+ $25,965

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $37,182$22,482
Tuition in-state $37,182$22,482
Tuition out-of-state $37,182$22,482
Fee in-district $1,954$997
Fee in-state $1,954$997
Fee out-of-state $1,954$997

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,520
Combined charge for room and board $14,664
Room charge $9,072
Meal charge $5,592

Long Island University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 417 4
Business Administration and Management, General 106 109
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 188 3
Pharmacy 187
Social Work 16 120
Special Education and Teaching, General 135
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 116
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 87
Psychology, General 54 27
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 38 43
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 74
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 12 58
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 48 22
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 70
Elementary Education and Teaching 23 45
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General 41 14
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 54
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 48
Accounting 30 17
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 41
Physical Therapy & Therapist 39
Political Science and Government, General 28 11
Physician Assistant 36
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 18 18
Library and Information Science 36
Public Administration 34
Clinical Psychology 33
Art Therapy & Therapist 9 20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 28
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 28
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management 27
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 25
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician 13 12
Library Science, Other 22
Digital Arts 21
Art Teacher Education 10 10
Educational & Instructional Technology 20
School Psychology 19
Applied Psychology 18
Fine & Studio Arts, General 5 12
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 4 13
Information Science & Studies 2 11 3
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 16
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 2 14
Computer Game Programming 16
English Language and Literature, General 12 4
Applied Behavior Analysis 16
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 16
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8 6
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 14
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7 6
Biomedical Sciences, General 13
English as a Second Language 13
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing 12
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 12
Journalism 12
Chemistry, General 6 6
Athletic Training & Trainer 12
Public Relations & Image Management 11
Applied Mathematics, General 11
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 11
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 11
Forensic Science and Technology 11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 11
Public Health, General 11
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 11
Music Teacher Education 6 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 10
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 10
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 10
Human & Medical Genetics 10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 9
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 9
Computer Science 8
Finance, General 8
Pharmacology and Toxicology 8
Nutrition Sciences 7
History, General 6
Fashion Merchandising 6
Economics, General 6
Sociology, General 6
Music Performance, General 5
Photography 5
Data Analytics, General 5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 5
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2 2
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 4
Taxation 4
Creative Writing 4
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 4
Pharmaceutical Sciences 4
Sustainability Studies 4
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 4
Dance, General 3
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching 3
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 3
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 3
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2
History Teacher Education 2
Communication and Media Studies, Other 2
Physics, General 2
Biochemistry 2
Mathematics, Other 2
Mathematics, General 2
Philosophy 2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 2
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Social Sciences, General 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1
Voice and Opera 1
Biomedical Technology & Technician 1
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 1
Education, Other 1
Information Technology 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Urban Studies & Affairs 1
Reading Teacher Education 1
Industrial Engineering 1
Grand Total 1 1,596 1,510 282
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 40% 47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,552
Citations
109,108

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
1,330 / 42,796
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,261 / 22,055
Psychology
951 / 31,499
Biology
569 / 20,771
Business
540 / 13,918
Chemistry
423 / 9,605
Computer Science
412 / 9,092
Sociology
294 / 3,758
Engineering
280 / 5,721
Physics
257 / 7,539
Art & Design
247 / 1,686
Child Psychology
224 / 10,555
Economics
219 / 4,169
Health Science
219 / 5,581
Social Psychology
207 / 6,455
Clinical Psychology
200 / 9,360
Mathematics
186 / 4,223
Environmental Science
184 / 6,445
Demography
177 / 5,994
Political Science
165 / 1,199
Education Majors
146 / 3,501
Communications and Public Relations
142 / 3,331
Psychiatry
126 / 5,905
Materials Science
120 / 2,735
Pharmacology
119 / 4,550
Physical Therapy
110 / 6,731
History
103 / 309
Cognitive Science
101 / 2,613
Math Teachers
97 / 1,564
Marketing
86 / 4,418
Finance
83 / 1,180
Public Health
78 / 3,571
Law
74 / 600
Gerontology
73 / 2,065
Nursing
71 / 592
Pharmacy
70 / 901
Healthcare Management (MHA)
70 / 953
Ecology
70 / 3,147
Management Information Systems
67 / 1,760
Investment Banking and Stock trading
66 / 904

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 26 180
1992 28 197
1993 50 197
1994 44 204
1995 49 252
1996 59 237
1997 72 320
1998 74 415
1999 97 498
2000 105 816
2001 122 1029
2002 123 1487
2003 115 1836
2004 168 2212
2005 158 2555
2006 184 3173
2007 166 3417
2008 204 4315
2009 208 5062
2010 235 5743
2011 191 6428
2012 236 7621
2013 235 8252
2014 219 8317
2015 249 8364
2016 225 7950
2017 209 7963
2018 204 7465
2019 216 8181
2020 222 9394
2021 209 10121

Long Island University alumni

  1. John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    comedianvoice actorplaywrightpainterstage actor
    Biography

    John Alberto Leguizamo Peláez is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Luigi, and a supporting role in the crime drama Carlito's Way (1993). He later notably starred in the film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has since appeared in Romeo + Juliet (1996), A Brother's Kiss (1997), Body Count (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Collateral Damage (2002), The Alibi (2006), Righteous Kill (2008), Repo Men (2010), The Counselor (2013), and John Wick (2014). He has provided voice-work for Sid the Sloth in the animated Ice Age film series (2002–2016), as the narrator of the sitcom The Brothers García (2000–2004), and as Bruno in Encanto (2021). Leguizamo had a recurring role on ER and was a series regular on The Kill Point. He is also known for his role as Ozzy Delvecchio on Bloodline.

  2. Dina Meyer

    Dina Meyer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Long Island University
    Studied in 1991
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actormodelfilm producer
    Biography

    Dina Meyer is an American actress. She began her career appearing in a recurring role on the Fox teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1993–94), before landing a leading role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic.

  3. Ray Dalio

    Ray Dalio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    hedge fund managerinvestor
    Biography

    Raymond Thomas Dalio is an American billionaire investor and hedge fund manager, who has served as co-chief investment officer of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, since 1985. He founded Bridgewater in 1975 in New York. Within ten years, it was infused with a $5 million investment from the World Bank's retirement fund. Dalio is regarded as one of the greatest innovators in the finance world, having popularized many commonly used practices, such as risk parity, currency overlay, portable alpha and global inflation-indexed bond management.

  4. Brian Kilmeade

    Brian Kilmeade
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    radio personalitytelevision presentersports commentatorpundit
    Biography

    Brian Kilmeade is an American television and radio presenter and political commentator for Fox News. On weekdays he co-hosts the morning show, Fox & Friends, and he hosts the Fox News Radio program The Brian Kilmeade Show. On weekends, he hosts One Nation with Brian Kilmeade, which premiered January 29, 2022. He has authored or co-authored non-fiction and fiction books.

General info

Alternative names LIU
Founded 1926
Motto Urbi et Orbi
Of the city and the world
Colors blue, yellow
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 1,192
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, New York, 11548-1327
United States
City population 3,000
Phone 5162992900

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