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Academics

The largest campus in the Long Island University system, LIU Post is a school that's brimming with "opportunities to further your educational experience." Whether it's "working together with professors' in research," "sharpen[ing] your skills in the school's consulting program" or participating in the "growing Greek life" on campus, there are numerous ways to develop career experience here. Importantly, students who attend LIU Post truly learn "the values of networking, getting involved in the community, and time management." And academically, undergrads benefit from "personalized attention" and "individualized instruction" as well as a "wide range" of course selection. When it comes to LIU Post professors, one grateful undergrad reports, "They are all extremely helpful. [They are] there when you need them, and they show a genuine interest in your success." Students also appreciate how many of their professors "have a career outside the classroom." In turn, this allows them to craft lessons that can easily be applied to "the real world." A majority of LIU Post instructors are also "dynamic and interesting" teachers as well as "knowledgeable" and "understanding." A current student adds, "I would not trade my professors for anything because of the passion they bring to the classroom and how much they genuinely enjoy their work."

Student Body

When asked about their peers, undergrads at LIU Post describe the student body as "hardworking, helpful, intelligent, [and] creative." They also tend to be "very friendly." As one happy student explains, "I came in as a transfer student, but I was able to make friends right away." And another individual adds, "Walking through campus you constantly see familiar faces, and there is always someone willing to talk to you. It [is] effortless to spark a conversation with someone on the Starbucks line about an upcoming event." Undergrads here also love how "diverse" their university is. As LIU Post is quite the "melting pot," you're guaranteed to find students from many "different cultures and backgrounds." In turn, this "inspires everyone else to see the world from different perspectives." LIU Post undergrads are also incredibly "dedicated" and are always looking "to get involved on campus." And students proudly report that "everyone generally gets along well with one another." As one impressed undergrad illustrates, "Athletes not only respect those who are not involved in athletics, but also study, hangout, and participate in extracurricular activities with each other, and vice versa. [Conversely,] those [who are] not on a sports team often come and support the athletes in their games and competitions."

Campus Life

Given that LIU Post is a bit of a "commuter campus," many students simply "go to class and then they go home." However, that's certainly their loss because "there are plenty of clubs to join and activities [in which] to participate." Indeed, there are "many ways to get involved" at LIU Post. For starters, a number of students are active in "athletics and intramural[s]." And many undergrads can also be found using the university's fantastic gym facilities. Additionally, "sororities and fraternities are very popular." "During the late spring and early fall, students love to go up the Patio of Hillwood Commons to lay out on the lounge chairs and soak up some sun." A handful of undergrads also participate in "various group fundraisers...like Midnight Madness or Relay for Life." And, of course, LIU students love to take advantage of the school's "free movie theater;" it's a great way to relax for a little while. Finally, undergrads here appreciate how "accessible" New York City is for them. Any time they want to experience the excitement of the city, students can simply hop on a train and be there in no time!

Overview

Applicants
6,724
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average HS GPA
3.15

GPA Breakdown

17%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
450 - 550
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
470 - 570
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 550

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — December 1


Other Admission Factors

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Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
15:1
Total Faculty
610
with Terminal Degree
354

312
Women
298
Men
87
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
27%
Graduate in 5 years
42%
Graduate in 6 years
46%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Finance, General
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Journalism
  • Public Relations/Image Management

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Biomedical Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Forensic Science and Technology

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
  • Fine and Studio Arts
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Music Performance, General
  • Photography
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Raymond Dalio
Founder & CIO, Bridgewater Associates, LP

Alfred R. Kahn
Former Chair/CEO, 4Kids Entertainment; Current Founder/CEO, CraneKahn LLC

William Nuti
CEO & Chairman, NCR Corporation

Jorge M. Perez
Founder & CEO, The Related Companies

Howard Lorber
President & CEO, Vector Group Ltd.

Ted David
Retired CNBC Anchor, CNBC Business Radio

Jamie Kellner
Former Chairman & CEO, Turner Broadcasting

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
27%
Graduate in 5 years
42%
Graduate in 6 years
46%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Feb 15
Notification Date
Feb 24

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,190

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,647

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,751

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
62%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$35,102

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$19,649

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$34,352
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$2,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,200
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

On-Campus Room and Board
$13,426
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,290
Foreign Countries Represented
38

Demographics

4.21%
Asian
12.16%
African-American
14.78%
Hispanic
46.57%
Caucasian
12.86%
Unknown
7.56%
International

58% female
42% male
8% are out of state
46% are full time
54% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
32%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
51%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Frat Sorority
International Student
Other
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Academic Resource Program (ARP)

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Susan Rock

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychological-educational evaluations completed within last 3 years. Copy of latest IEP. (WAIS-III or IV as well as achievement tests, such as WJ-III or WIAT.)

Documentation Requred for ADHD
In addition to the above documents, the student must submit a report from a neuropsychologist/neuropsychiatrist that clearly diagnoses AD/HD. Testing must no older than three years. List of current medications is also required.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
73
Number of Honor Societies
4

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations
3

8% join a fraternity
11% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

12% participate in intramural sports
5% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Runnin' Colonials)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Runnin' Colonials)
14 Sports

Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrian Sports
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: The student group Rainbow Alliance is recognized under the Office of Campus Life. Additionally, the Office of Campus Life conducts multiple Safe Zone Trainings each semester for faculty, staff, and students.

Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Hofstra University

Sustainability

84/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
7

Average Number of PC's per Lab
175

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
75%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kate Haugie
Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Address
LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548

Phone
516-299-2900

Email
post-enroll@liu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Hillwood Commons
Pratt Recreation Center
Equestrian Center
Entrepreneurship Lab
Dollhouse Cafe

Most Popular Places Off Campus
New York City
Wall Street
Times Square
Broadway Shows
Jones Beach
Roosevelt Field Mall Americana Shopping Center Wheatley Plaza

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Year round, prior to campus tour

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
victoria.fabisch@liu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Long Island Railroad to Hicksville Station, then take Bus N20 to LIU Post campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Take Queens-Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway (I-495). Take Exit 39 and make a left at the light (Glen Cove Road north). Go north for 2 miles; turn right (east) on Northern Boulevard (Route 25A). LIU Post is 2 miles on the right.

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn Express Roslyn-Manhasset Hampton Inn Jericho-Westbury Best Western Woodbury Inn Garden City Hotel


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