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Long Island University
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  • 4 Year
  • BROOKVILLE, NY

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
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  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
About Long Island...
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
85%
SAT Range
1080-1290
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,031 / 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
$25,680 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 123 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 140 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 138 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.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    13%
  • On Campus
    86%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,453 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,950
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Average
    23%
  • Sociable
    19%
  • SMART
    11%
  • Kind
    9%
  • Welcoming
    8%
  • Cool or really preppy
    6%
  • Grouped
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
42%
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 160 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 193 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Beautiful
    17%
  • STRESS
    17%
  • Comfortable
    16%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Expensive
    11%
  • Different
    5%
  • Perfect
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
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. 93 responses

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