Long Island University

country rank  415
world rank  1126

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University Overview

Established in 1926, Long Island University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Brooklyn (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: New York City, Brooklyn, Brentwood, Riverhead, Westchester. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Long Island University (LIU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Long Island University (LIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LIU
Founded 1926
Motto Urbi et Orbi
Of the city and the world
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 1 University Plaza
Brooklyn
11201-8423 New York
United States
Tel +1 (516) 299 2900
Fax +1
Other locations New York City, Brooklyn, Brentwood, Riverhead, Westchester

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 720 Northern Blvd
Brookville 11548
(516) 299-2900
(800) 548-7526

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Long Island University's Library
Long Island University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 536,589 physical volumes, 699,709 physical media, 17,664 digital/electronic medium and 196 licensed digital/electronic databases. Long Island University's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes
Long Island University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,331 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • American Art Therapy Association (AATA)
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (APA)
  • American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP)
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation (ASHA-CAA)
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation (ASHA-CAA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of American Diatetic Association (CADE)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics & Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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