Long Island University

LIU Riverhead

Campus Description

LIU is one of the nation’s largest private universities. Since its founding in 1926, LIU has provided high quality academic programs taught by world-class faculty. LIU offers 500 accredited programs to nearly 20,000 students and has a network of over 188,000 living alumni, including leaders in industries across the globe. Visit liu.edu for more information. LIU Riverhead offers quality undergraduate and graduate programs to residents of Long Island’s East End. The campus provides professionals, recent baccalaureate graduates, and undergraduate transfer students with the opportunity to pursue their education during the evenings and weekends. LIU Riverhead programs include the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies-New Media and the Bachelor of Science in Childhood Education, Master of Science degrees in Childhood Education, Literacy Education, and Teaching Students with Disabilities, and Advanced Certificates in Applied Behavior Analysis and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. LIU Riverhead is also home to the Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute, the nation’s premier online graduate education program in homeland security management, offering a Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management and Advanced Certificates in Homeland Security Management and Cyber Security Policy. The homeland security management programs feature comprehensive curricula designed by professionals for professionals. Faculty and guest lecturers include top names in law enforcement, counterterrorism, and government.

Regional Campus. This campus only admits undergraduate transfer and Master's students.

121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd., Riverhead, NY 11901


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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's (BS in education, BA in communication studies), Master's (MS in education, homeland security management), Advanced Certificates (applied behavior analysis, homeland security management, cyber security policy)

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 39 (Full-time: 8 men, 24 women; Part-time: 2 men, 5 women).
Graduate (Matriculated): 110 (Full-time: 6 men, 16 women; Part-time: 35 men, 53 women)

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American0.0%5.0%
% Asian2.0%3.0%
% Hispanic / Latino18.0%12.0%
% White, Non-Hispanic72.0%71.0%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.0%0.0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.0%0.0%
% International / Nonresident Alien0.0%0.0%
% Two or more races0.0%0.0%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity8.0%9.0%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$35,446 per year for 16 credits, or $1,051 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

$1,155 per credit; $884 university fee per term

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Application Requirements

Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
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