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

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Long Island University Brooklyn

Long Island University Brooklyn

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Long Island University Description:

Founded in 1926, Long Island University's Brooklyn campus is located in the heart of Brooklyn, a block from Fort Greene Park. The school is one of the most diverse in the country, and it takes pride in serving many first-generation college students from around the globe. The university has strong programs in the health sciences and has affiliations with some of the world's top hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. The campus sits adjacent to the Brooklyn Hospital Center. The university has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Nursing is the most popular bachelor's degree program. In athletics, the LIU Blackbirds compete in the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference. The school fields 14 Division I sports.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 8,567 (5,109 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 29% Male / 71% Female
  • 84% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,818
  • Books: $2,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,700
  • Other Expenses: $2,520
  • Total Cost: $48,768

Long Island University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,036
    • Loans: $6,633

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 61%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 41%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 7%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 22%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Long Island University Mission Statement:

read the complete mission and vision statement here

"Expressed in its still-relevant motto "Urbi et Orbi," the mission of Long Island University since 1926 has been to open the doors of the city and the world to men and women of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, who wish to achieve the satisfaction of the educated life and to serve the public good. The institution's mission is to awaken, enlighten and expand the minds of its students.

As the original unit of Long Island University, the Brooklyn Campus has enrolled and educated generation after generation of students from varied, yet primarily urban backgrounds. Like their predecessors, many of today's students are new to America and new to the English language and often are the first in their families to seek a college education. At the Brooklyn Campus, students find an academic community where cultural, ethnic, religious, racial, sexual and individual differences are respected and where commonalities are affirmed."

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