Tuition & Fees

$36,256

$36,256

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
27%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,437
Declined + 1,113
Total Received 6,550
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Private (nonprofit)

6,224

undergraduate students

2,399

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Health Sciences
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Codes

SAT 2070
ACT 2687

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School Facts

LIU Post, founded in 1954, is a private institution. Its 308-acre campus is located in Brookville, 45 minutes from Manhattan.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,623
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

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Brookville, NY

308-acre, suburban campus in Brookville (population: 3,531), 20 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Brentwood, Brooklyn, Riverhead, Rockland, and Westchester. Major airports, bus, and train serve New York City. School operates transportation to the Hicksville LIRR station and local shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

Long Island University — C.W. Post Campus
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 5% of male students
 
6 sororities 9% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
45%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
27%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,437
Declined + 1,113
Total Received 6,550

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Joseph L. Schaefer
Chief of Administration and Student Affairs
P: 800 LIU-PLAN
post-enroll@liu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,480,157
State $3,972,215
Institutional $5,395,557
Other external
Total $14,847,929

Non-need-based

Federal $934,695
State $86,933
Institutional $24,394,072
Other external $164,888
Total $25,580,588

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
crew
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New York Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II), Northeast-10 Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education
American Studies
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics/Computer Science
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art Studio
Art Therapy
Arts Management
Behavior Analysis
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Cardiovascular Perfusion
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Clinical Art Therapy
Clinical Lab Management
Clinical Lab Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Comparative Languages
Computer Science
Computers in Education
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Dance Studies
Digital Art/Design
Digital Game Design/Development
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electronic Media
English
Environmental Sustainability
Fashion Merchandising
Film
Fine Arts/Design
Forensic Science
French
General Studies
Genetics Counseling
Geography
Geology
Health Administration
Health Care Administration
Health Information Management
Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education
History
Information Management/Technology
Information Studies
Information Systems
Information Technology/Education
Instrumental Performance
Interactive Multimedia Arts
Interdisciplinary Educational Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Italian
Liberal Studies
Library/Information Science
Literacy Education
Management Engineering
Mathematics
Medical Biology
Mental Health/Counseling
Middle Childhood Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing School District Business Leader
Nutrition
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Science
Print/Electronic Journalism
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radiologic Technology
School Counselor
School Library Media Specialist
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
TESOL
Taxation
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Vocal Performance
Voice Performance
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Undergraduate

72%

6,224
students

Female
58%
3,630

Male
42%
2,594

Graduate

28%

2,399
students

Female
74%
1,785

Male
26%
614

undergraduateFull-time

49%

3,090
students

Female
61%
1,860

Male
39%
1,230

undergraduatePart-time

51%

3,134
students

Female
57%
1,770

Male
43%
1,364

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented China
India
Norway
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maggie Oliver
Director, International Admission
516 299-2048
post-iss@liu.edu

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