Long Island University: Ranking & Review

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Brookville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 406 1406
Top 9%

Long Island University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate83%81%84%
Enrolled undergraduates694302392
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,4993,1075,392

381 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

94 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores507
Percent of students submitting SAT scores73%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores273
Percent of students submitting ACT scores39%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Long Island University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $55,198 $55,198
Off-campus $66,478 $66,478
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,720 and other expenses per full academic year.

Long Island University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,381 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $35,038 $35,038
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,940 $1,940
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,093 $1,093
Tuition for Full-time graduates $28,824 $28,824
Fees for full-time graduates $1,940 $1,940
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,201 $1,201

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 193 190 383
Education 62 209 7 278
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 126 100 226
Psychology 60 28 22 110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 75 18 93
Visual and Performing Arts 69 23 92
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9 56 65
Library Science 56 56
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 35 1 50
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21 26 47
Social Sciences 41 1 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 33 8 41
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 9 25 34
Mathematics and Statistics 8 14 22
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 7 18
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 15 15
History 3 8 11
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 7 7
Engineering 6 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 3 5
Physical Sciences 2 1 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total2765811301,608

A total of 767 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Long Island University.

At the master's and doctor's level 841 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate47%39%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesLIU
MottoUrbi et Orbi
Of the city and the world
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementLong Island University's mission is to provide excellence and access in private higher education to people from all backgrounds who seek to expand their knowledge and prepare themselves for meaningful, educated lives and for service to their communities and the world.
Colorsblue, yellow
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff754
Instructional FTE359
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteliu.edu
Address720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, New York, 11548-1327
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000

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