Fall 2015 Enrollment
3,443 undergraduate students
89% of undergrad students are full time
14% of students are from out of state
2015-2016 Academic Year
278 full-time faculty
652 part-time faculty
12 to 1 student/faculty ratio
57% of first year students live on campus
31% of all students live on campus
Located on the former Gold-Coast estate of socialite and breakfast cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, LIU Post is conveniently less than one hour by car or train from NYC. When the days get long and warm, students can access a beach that is only 8 minutes away. The popular Jones Beach and the Hamptons are just a short drive from campus.
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Retention Fall 2015
72% of students began in Fall 2013 and returned in Fall 2014 (full time, first time freshmen)
6 Year Graduation Rate 2015
49% of students graduated in 6 years
ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2015
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With state-of-the-art athletic facilities, 24 Division II teams, and student-athletes who double as award-winning scholars, Pioneer Nation is buzzing with pride.
Colors: Green and Gold
LIU health care programs are nationally accredited by top professional organizations and agencies in the field, including the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
LIU Post’s B.F.A./M.B.A. and B.F.A/M.P.A. in Arts Management is the only 5-year accelerated dual degree program of its type in the United States.
At LIU Post, students find a vibrant community of passionate and driven people. Many students choose to participate in fraternal organizations (six sororities, six fraternities) and more than 70 student organizations. Students can join the student government, jazz ensembles, the “Pioneer” campus newspaper, and more.
LIU Post is a national leader in student-powered entrepreneurship and engaged learning opportunities. In 2014, the Student-Run Business Committee worked with the campus community to launch four on-campus businesses that employ students into all levels of operation. LIU Post now has eight student-run businesses and other student employment opportunities. These ventures are part of LIU’s dedication to fostering entrepreneurship in its community as well as its commitment to provide students with real-world experiences.
LIU Post believes in the power of community service. The LIU Cares initiative connects 20,000 students, 3,500 faculty and staff, and 200,000 alumni to service opportunities through volunteerism and community engagement.
Students can study abroad to take their classroom knowledge out into the world. Faculty-led Study Abroad at LIU offers students the opportunity to spend their summers or winters in different locations across the world. Courses are open both to current LIU students as well as to visiting students from other colleges and universities. For information, or to apply, please visit: http://liu.edu/flsa.
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Something for Everyone
With a broad and comprehensive catalog of majors and degree programs across nine academic units, LIU Post offers the flexibility to explore interests, discover intellectual passions, and embark on academic paths that lead students to careers of their dreams.
LIU Post’s faculty are passionate professionals who care about helping students achieve their full potential. Faculty are made up of Fulbright Fellows, conductors of award-winning research, scholarly residences at the world’s top institutions, and much more.
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Class size breakdown
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Thriving Arts Community
LIU Post is home to Long Island’s cultural venue, Tilles Center for The Performing Arts, as well as nearly 30 student and faculty performance ensembles for music, theatre, and dance. LIU Post has artistic opportunities in any desired medium.
CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES
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The LIU Promise
The LIU Promise is a commitment to providing the right tools, guidance, and support for student achievement. LIU students are immediately assigned an LIU Promise Success Coach who follows them all the way through graduation. Coaches are the point of contact for everything students need, from academic and career counseling to campus activities and financial aid.
Each of LIU Post’s 200,000 alumni has made a mark on the world in his or her own way. From the beginning, LIU Post has been educating students who go on to gain national and international acclaim for their accomplishments. It is not uncommon to see successful alumni on and around campus, sharing their experiences and insights with students.
Admissions Fall 2015
6,371 Total Applicants
5,134 Total Admissions
530 Total Freshmen Enrollment
80.58% of applicants admitted
Admissions Deadlines for 2016-17 Admission
Rolling Admission? Yes
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Freshmen Profile Fall 2015
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TUITION AND COSTS
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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2014-2015
|Room and Board (on campus)||$13,138|
|Estimated Total On Campus||$48,684|
Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-2016 estimated
$22,861 First year students
$21,587 All undergrads
Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-2016 estimated
56.24% on average, the percentage of need that was met
14% of financial need students that had need fully met
$9,758 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$4,856 Average need-based loan