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

Founded in 1954, Long Island University C.W. Post Campus 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

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
47%
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-preparatory 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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Equestrian yes
Fencing yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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 transferred

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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