Tuition & Fees

$38,368

$38,368

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
9%
700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,748
Declined + 1,203
Total Received 6,951
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Private (nonprofit)

6,316

undergraduate students

2,183

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 2070
ACT 2687

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Location

School Facts

LIU Post, founded in 1954, is a private institution. Its 322-acre campus is located in Brookville, 45 minutes from Manhattan.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,499
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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: 3,614), 20 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Brentwood, Brooklyn, Riverhead, 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
47%
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

 
4 fraternities 8% of male students
 
4 sororities 11% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
9%
700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%

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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,748
Declined + 1,203
Total Received 6,951

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

Rita Langdon
Executive Director of Admission
P: 800 LIU-PLAN
F: 516 299-2137
post-enroll@liu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 516 299-2553
F: 516 299-3833
post-enrollmentservices@liu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Karen Urdahl
Director of Enrollment Services
karen.urdahl@liu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting

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Athletic Directors

Debbie Dejong (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference, East Coast Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Art Therapy
Arts Management
Behavior Analysis
Biology
Biomedical Science
Broadcasting
Business Administration
Cardiovascular Perfusion
Cell/Cellular Biology/Histology
Chemistry
Clinical Art Therapy
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance Studies
Data Analytics
Digital Art/Design
Digital Game Design
Earth/Environmental Science
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership/Administration
Educational Technology
English
Fashion Merchandising
Film
Fine Arts/Design
Forensic Science
Genetics Counseling
Geography
Geology
Health Care/Public Administration
Health Information Management
Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resources Development
Information Studies
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Education
Interdisciplinary Educational Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Relations/Diplomacy
Journalism
Library/Information Science
Literacy Education
Management Engineering
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Imaging
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nutrition
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Science
Political Science/International Affairs
Psychology
Public Relations
School Counselor
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Special Education/Literacy
Speech Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Management
TESOL
Theatre Arts
Veterinary Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

8,499

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

6,316
students

Female
59%
3,742

Male
41%
2,574

26%

2,183
students

Female
76%
1,650

Male
24%
533

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

45%

2,845
students

Female
60%
1,694

Male
40%
1,151

55%

3,471
students

Female
60%
2,048

Male
40%
1,423

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
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

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • 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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rita Langdon
Executive Director of Admissions
516 299-2334
rita.langdon@liu.edu

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