Long Island University

LIU Post

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. LIU Post’s Brookville, NY campus is situated on Long Island’s historic Gold Coast, just 27 miles east of New York City. A national leader in engaged learning, LIU Post offers student-run businesses and a startup incubator that allows students to explore their entrepreneurial interests. With over 250 academic programs in areas ranging from business and information studies to digital game design, computer science, and visual and performing arts, LIU Post offers a traditional college environment with all the resources of a major metropolitan university.

Commuter and residential campus.

720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548-1300

Toll-free 800.LIU.PLAN or 516.299.2900

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Degrees Offered

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


Varsity Sports: NCAA Division II: Women's: basketball, cross-country, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, lacrosse, soccer, track & field, wrestling. 

Intramural Sports: badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, ping-pong, soccer, softball, volleyball.

Club Sports: Women's: cheerleading, dance, rugby; Coed: crew, equestrian, ice hockey.

Clubs and Activities

Religious Organizations: Newman Club, Brothers and Sisters In Christ (BASIC), Hillel, Chi Nu Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Minority Student Organizations: Black Students United, NAACP, Student Caribbean Association

International Student Organizations: International Student Union, IndoAmerican Club, Chinese Student Scholars Association, Korean Student Association, Vikings Club, CHATS

Honor Societies: Phi Alpha Alpha, Beta Gamma Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Order of Omega, Rho Lamda, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Tau Sigma, National Residence Hall Honorary

Ethnic Student Organizations: Black Students United, NAACP, Student Caribbean Association, MultiCultural Greek Council, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Chi Nu Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Additional Organizations: Student Activities Board, InterGreek Council, Commuter Student Organization, Transfer Student Association, Resident Student Association, Circle K International, National Association of Future Music Educators (NAFME), Debate Club, Financial Management Association, The Runway, Debate Club, Post TV, Pioneer Newspaper, Opticon Yearbook, Student Dance Association, Rainbow Alliance, NSSLHA, Gaming Club

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 Post, 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 Post 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. – Tilles Center for the Performing Arts: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post is Long Island’s premier performing arts venue, hosting more than 100 performances by world-renowned artists each season. Students have access to employment and engaged learning opportunities, both on stage and behind the curtain. – Student-Run Businesses: LIU is a national leader in student-run businesses, giving students the opportunity to gain high-level management experience while earning their degrees. Student-run businesses at LIU Post 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. • The Student Body Boutique: A clothing boutique that offers affordable designer-label clothing and accessories for men and women. • The Gallery Shop: A sophisticated art exhibition space where students can showcase and sell original artwork. • The Post Treat Shoppe: The Treat Shoppe offers baked goods from local vendors, seasonal creations, and a wide range of classic sweets to satisfy snack cravings. • The End Zone: A restaurant and lounge that features live sports on nine large flat-screen televisions, along with live musical performances and other events. • The Pratt Smoothie Bar: A juice bar that sells nutritious offerings for students on the go. • Pioneer Nation: Pioneer Nation sells LIU Post apparel, while building school pride and spirit. • Pioneer Wagon: This student-run food truck roams around campus, serving mobile snacks and beverages. – LIU-iQ Consulting: LIU-iQ Consulting is a student-run, fee-based consultancy, offering students the opportunity to collaborate with both their classmates and their peers at other institutions around the world on domestic, in-house, and international consulting projects. – Financial Markets Lab: The Financial Markets Lab is equipped with resources similar to those found in professional financial environments, including five Bloomberg Terminals. LIU Post’s Financial Markets lab provides students with access to the same programs used by most of the world’s largest financial and investment firms. – Equestrian Stables: North Shore Equestrian Center houses the LIU Post Equine Studies program, offering a large indoor arena, two spacious outdoor rings, a viewing area, and a cafe.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 3,443 (Full-time: 1,221 men, 1,839 women; Part-time: 128 men, 255 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 2,397 (Full-time: 334 men, 875 women; Part-time: 280 men, 908 women)
SAT verbal range: 450 – 550
SAT math range: 460 – 560
ACT range: 19 – 24
65% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
33% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American8%9.0%
% Asian5.0%6.0%
% Hispanic / Latino12.0%9.0%
% White, Non-Hispanic50.0%49.0%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.0%0.0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.0%0.0%
% International / Nonresident Alien5.0%11.0%
% Two or more races1.0%1.0%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity19.0%15.0%

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; portfolio required for art program.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic, Athletic