Long Island University -- C.W. Post Campus

Brookville, NY

Long Island University -- C.W. Post Campus

Brookville, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$39,136

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
30
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,191
Declined 2,150
Total Received 14,341
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Private

12,806

undergraduate students

5,738

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 18,544
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
30
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,191
Declined 2,150
Total Received 14,341

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Equestrian
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference, East Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Genetics.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Psychology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biomedical Technology/Technician.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Game Programming.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Data Analytics, General.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
English as a Second Language.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
German Language and Literature.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Resources Development.
Human Resources Management and Services, Other.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology Project Management.
Information Technology.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library Science, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Operations Research.
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Taxation.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Voice and Opera.
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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

18,544

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

12,806
students

Female
63%
8,049

Male
37%
4,757

31%

5,738
students

Female
76%
4,341

Male
24%
1,397

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

47%

5,993
students

Female
67%
4,020

Male
33%
1,973

53%

6,813
students

Female
59%
4,029

Male
41%
2,784

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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