Long Island University: Ranking & Review

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Brookville
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United States
rank
World
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14031400
Top 9%

Long Island University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%81%84%
Applicants6,9512,5574,394
Admissions5,7482,0663,682
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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores507
Percent of students submitting SAT scores73%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
572

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores273
Percent of students submitting ACT scores39%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
23

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
RecommendationsRequired
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

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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Programs193190383
Education622097278
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services126100226
Psychology602822110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service751893
Visual and Performing Arts692392
Biological and Biomedical Sciences95665
Library Science5656
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1435150
Public Administration and Social Service Professions212647
Social Sciences41142
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs33841
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies92534
Mathematics and Statistics81422
English Language and Literature & Letters11718
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1515
History3811
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences77
Engineering66
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities235
Physical Sciences213
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesLIU
Founded1926
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 population3,000
Phone5162992900

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