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Long Island University
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  • 4 Year
  • BROOKVILLE, NY

Direct Admissions

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

720 NORTHERN BLVD
BROOKVILLE, NY 11548
Athletic Division
Division 1 (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference
From Long Island University

Long Island University offers everything from world-class faculty and unique learning opportunities to student clubs and NCAA Division I athletic events. Study at one of our three unique campuses in Brooklyn, on Long Island or around the world with our Global College. Long Island University is also home to New York's First College of Pharmacy and 1 of 4 Colleges of Veterinary Medicine in the Northeast.

With over 100 majors to choose from, you will be challenged in the classroom and will receive personal mentorship from faculty who are leaders in their field. Whether you join one of our many student clubs, a fraternity or sorority or one of our 38 championship athletic teams, you will find lifelong friends at Long Island University.

With over $100 million dollars in scholarships and grants offered every year and an alumni network of over 285,000, find out why LIU is the right place for you!

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Long Island University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
93%
SAT Range
1100-1320
ACT Range
24-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,620 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,192 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 130 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 149 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 147 responses

Majors

Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment

academic spotlight

The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment at Long Island University is one of the most exciting collaborations to happen between a preeminent music, sports and entertainment company and a nationally recognized university.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,304 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,015
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 106 responses
  • Average
    22%
  • Sociable
    18%
  • SMART
    10%
  • Kind
    8%
  • Welcoming
    8%
  • Cool or really preppy
    7%
  • Grouped
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
43%
Poll
40%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 169 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 202 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 113 responses
  • Beautiful
    16%
  • Diverse
    15%
  • STRESS
    15%
  • Comfortable
    14%
  • Expensive
    12%
  • Different
    4%
  • Perfect
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 95 responses

Long Island University Reviews

Rating 3.43 out of 5  1,849 reviews
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