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General Information

Admission Office

720 Northern Boulevard

Brookville, NY 11548-1300

(516) 299-2900

(800) 548-7526

Fax: (516) 299-2137

Contact: Joanne Graziano

Admissions Director
Main Address

720 Northern Boulevard

Brookville, NY 11548-1300

(516) 299-2000


Total undergrads: 5,672

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 969

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,925

Graduate enrollment: 3,099


Suburban setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 84%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts Management B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Digital art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General Performance B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Journalism B

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Earth science education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B
Health Facilities Administration B
Marriage/Family Therapy B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Medical Records Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Long Island University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (516) 299-2900
Website: www.liu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://apply.liu.edu/quickapp2/
Address: 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548-1327
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 15,546
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 14,988 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $38,368
Out-of-state Tuition: $38,368
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $24,532

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Long Island University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Long Island University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 156
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4165
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 51
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3651
Education 2321321
Engineering 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 122
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 53
Health Professions and Related Programs 1419262
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 222
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 321
Library Science 42
Mathematics and Statistics 142
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 244
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 33
Psychology 2251
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 322
Social Sciences 4167
Visual and Performing Arts 158
Grand total 6761201225

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Long Island University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $38,368
Out-of-state $38,368
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $23,440
Out-of-state $23,440

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 913 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 904 94% $24,532
Student loan aid 527 55% $7,532

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,317 50% $20,469
Federal student loans 3,687 35% $7,877

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Long Island University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Long Island University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,328 4,693 8,635
Percent admitted 100% 80% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 10% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Long Island University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 15,546
Undergraduate enrollment 10,707
Graduate enrollment 4,839

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Long Island University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
    • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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