Long Island University

LIU Brooklyn

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 faulty. 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. LIU Brooklyn is located in the heart of dowtown Brooklyn, stpes away from Barclays Center and the trendy restaurants, cafés and boutiques of Fort Greene. LIU Brooklyn's beautifully landscaped, self-contained 11-acre campus offers easy access to the professional opportunities and resources of Manhattan. The campus is home to the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, New York's first college of pharmacy, and a School of Health Professions ranked first in the nation for graduate salaries.

Commuter and Residential Campus

One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Toll-free 800.LIU.PLAN or 718.488.1011

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Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor's, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Master's, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate


Varsity Sports: NCAA Division I: Women’s: basketball, bowling, cross-country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball. Men’s: baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, track and field.

Clubs and Activities

Religious Organizations: Chabad of LIU, Christian Fellowship Club, Hillel, Jewish Pharmacy Society, Muslim Students Association, Newman Club

Minority Student Organizations: Caribbean Students Movement, Asian Students Association, IndoAmerican Pharmacists Society, LIU Aashiqui, Sangam, Black Students Union, Student National Pharmacy Society

International Student Organizations: International Students Club

Honor Societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Rho Chi, Sigma Tau Delta

Additional Organizations:  The Pharmacy Newsletter, Student Government Association, WLIU Radio, LIU Television. Campus Activities Board, Sound Yearbook, Seawanhaka Newspaper, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacists, Accounting Society, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists, Activist IV Social Justice, Alms Alliance of HEOP, American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Anime Connection Club; Commuter Students Union, Chi Eta Phi, Colleges Against Cancer, Computer Science Club, Cybernetics Study Association, iGive, Industry Pharmacists Organization, LIU Brooklyn Model United Nations Club, LIU Physical Therapy Club, Lambda Kappa Sigma, National Community Pharmacists Association, National PanHellenic Council, New Jersey Pharmacists Association, Pharmacy Students Leadership Council, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated, Phi Lambda Sigma, Pre-Pharmacy Club, Public Administration Society, Public Health Club, Residence Hall Association, Respiratory Care Club, Respiratory Care Club, Student Activities Board, Campus Activities Board, LIU Brooklyn Blackbird Pep Squad, Future as Men, Helping Hands, Student National Pharmacy Society; Occupational Therapy Club, Spectrum, Speech & Hearing Society, Student Affiliates of School Psychology, Student Veterans Association, Student Pharmacy Society of the State of New York, Student Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, Students for Environmental Action

Featured Programs

– LIU Promise: LIU Promise is LIU’s commitment to ensuring that each student has the right tools, guidance, and support to achieve his or her goals. When a student applies to LIU Brooklyn, he or she will be assigned an LIU Promise Success Coach who will work with that student through graduation. An LIU Promise Success coach is a student’s main contact for everything he or she needs, from academic and career counseling to campus activities to financial aid. The LIU Promise Success Coach will work with each student one-on-one to: • Fast-track the enrollment process • Help select the right major • Find the right scholarship opportunities • Construct a financial plan • Introduce him/her to LIU Post’s vibrant campus life • Identify appropriate internships and study-abroad opportunities • Create an e-portfolio to showcase his or her work to employers • Connect with employers before graduation and launch his or her career – Honors College: The LIU Brooklyn Honors College’s challenging curriculum combines stimulating core courses and sophisticated electives with engaged learning opportunities on campus and around the world, offering transformational academic experiences for exceptional students. – Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts: Kumble Theater is a dynamic, state-of-the art performance venue that welcomes artistic exploration for students and features world-renowned performance artists from the areas of dance, music, and theater. – Student-Run Businesses: These fully functional business operations afford students unique experiential learning opportunities as they make executive level decisions. They include: • Browse: Browse is an authorized Apple products retailer and all-purpose technology center, showcasing devices ranging from tablets, notebooks, and desktop PCs to gaming consoles, to peripherals and accessories. • Brooklyn Treat Shoppe: The Brooklyn Treat Shoppe offers baked goods and a wide range of classic sweets to satisfy snack cravings. • Healthy Choices: Healthy Choices offers wholesome food and drink, including a selection of kosher products, to students in LIU Brooklyn’s Library Learning Center. – LIU Pharmacy students have access to three state-of-the-art institutes: • The Lachman Institute for Pharmaceutical Analysis supports faculty research, fosters graduate school training, and provides a venue for industry-supported research. • The Joan B. and Samuel J. Williamson Institute for Pharmacometrics trains students to use computer-based predictive models of drug safety and efficacy to be one of the first pharmacometric training programs of its kind in the country. • The Natoli Engineering Institute for Industrial Pharmacy Development and Research welcomes industry scientists to partner with academia to conduct meaningful research on problems associated with solid dosage forms and instrumentation.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 4,568 (Full-time: 1,302 men, 2,736 women; Part-time: 119 men, 411 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 3,485 (Full-time: 663 men, 1,378 women; Part-time: 368 men, 1,076 women)
SAT verbal range: 400 – 520
SAT math range: 410 – 560
ACT range: 18 – 26
SAT/ACT Special Note: The SAT is optional for most programs. Programs such as BS/MS programs, pharmacy, molecular biology, diagnostic medical sonography, occupational therapy and applicants to nursing who have lower than an 85 average require the SAT.
58% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
34% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American27%25%
% Asian16%9%
% Hispanic / Latino15%12%
% White, Non-Hispanic20%26%
% International / Nonresident Alien3%14%
% Two or more races2%2%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity17%12%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$35,546 per year or $1,051 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

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

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- rolling; December 1 priority, early action December 1
Transfer Applications:

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines for Freshmen:
fall- February 15 priority; spring- rolling
Financial Aid Deadlines for Transfers:

Application Requirements

Application requirements may vary by program; audition required for music and dance programs. The SAT is optional for most programs. Programs such as BS/MS programs, pharmacy, molecular biology, diagnostic medical sonography, occupational therapy and applicants to nursing who have lower than an 85 average require the SAT.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic; Athletic