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Long Island University Post - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Humanities Hall at LIU Post

Humanities Hall at LIU Post

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Long Island University Post Description:

Long Island University C.W. Post Campus is a private university located in Brookville, New York, and the largest campus of the Long Island University system. The 307-acre suburban campus sits among the rolling hills of the Brookville area of Glen Head along the north shore of Long Island, just 50 minutes from New York City. Academically, the university has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and class sizes typically average between 15 and 20 students. LIU Post offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and over 60 graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs in information studies, clinical psychology and interdisciplinary educational studies. Popular undergraduate areas of study are business administration, childhood education and criminal justice, while graduate students commonly study library and information science, business administration and special education. Student life is active with over 80 clubs and organizations and an active Greek life. The LIU Post Pioneers compete in the NCAA Division II in the Eastern College Athletic Conference, the East Coast Conference and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 11,012 (8,315 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 25% Male / 75% Female
  • 48% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,862
  • Books: $1,260 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,240
  • Other Expenses: $2,262
  • Total Cost: $48,624

Long Island University Post Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 62%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,565
    • Loans: $7,339

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 43%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 27%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 42%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

LIU Post Vision and Mission Statement:

vision and mission statement from http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/About/Mission.aspx

"At its core a liberal arts institution, LIU Post is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning. We at LIU Post are committed to providing highly individualized educational experiences in every department and program from the freshman year through advanced doctoral research in selected areas. The emphasis on the student learner is evident; in our faculty’s devotion to excellence in teaching, our intensive advisement system, and our encouragement of experiential learning through cooperative education, internships, practica, community service, study abroad, research projects, and artistic performance. Our students benefit as well from the Campus’s participation in one of the nation’s largest private university systems, and from our ability to draw on the unparalleled cultural and professional resources of New York City and Long Island. Graduates of LIU Post will have developed strong critical and expressive abilities, civic responsibility, and a mature understanding of the ideas, events and forces shaping the modern world."

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