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LIU Post Overview

Located in Brookville, New York, LIU Post is a private not-for-profit institution. Brookville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is LIU Post Known For?

1,743 Undergraduate Awards
$47,005 Avg Cost After Aid
83% Acceptance Rate
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at LIU Post.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from LIU Post makes roughly $49,000 a year. This is 20% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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LIU Post Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

LIU Post has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#56 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#109 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#331 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LIU Post.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Communications Technologies & Support Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Library Science Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Most Popular Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards LIU Post has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Best Allied Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#17 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#23 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#31 Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#49 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#61 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is LIU Post?

Location of LIU Post

Contact details for LIU Post are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548-1327
Phone: 516-299-2900
Website: www.liu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/LIU-Brentwood/358255020949662
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LIURiverhead

How Do I Get Into LIU Post?

You can apply to LIU Post online at: https://apply.liu.edu/quickapp2/

Admission Requirements for LIU Post

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into LIU Post?

83% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
73% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at LIU Post is 83%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 73% of students accepted to LIU Post submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 525 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for LIU Post  ( 530 to 620 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for LIU Post  ( 525 to 620 )
200
800
LIU Post received ACT scores from 39% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 26. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for LIU Post  ( 21 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for LIU Post  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for LIU Post  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford LIU Post?

$47,005 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
6.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of LIU Post is $47,005. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At LIU Post, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $7,216 a year. That adds up to $28,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LIU Post is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

LIU Post Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,630 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,707 undergraduate students at LIU Post, with 5,630 being full-time and 5,077 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LIU Post

There are also 4,839 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,630 full-time undergraduates at LIU Post, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LIU Post

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of LIU Post students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LIU Post Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 672
Black or African American 737
Hispanic or Latino 763
White 2,190
International Students 215
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,053

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at LIU Post. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at LIU Post

137 Took All Classes Online
533 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 533 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LIU Post has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 115th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LIU Post

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at LIU Post was -2.8%. This is the #2,367 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LIU Post regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LIU Post ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LIU Post.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Library & Archives Assisting #5
Library & Information Science #49
Library Science #67
Health & Medical Administrative Services #375

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

LIU Post Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 187 0 49 190 426
Nursing 0 317 2 87 0 406
Business Administration & Management 0 118 0 126 0 244
Special Education 0 0 1 236 0 237
Social Work 0 18 12 128 0 158
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 37 22 86 0 145
Other Health Professions 0 134 0 0 0 134
Allied Health Professions 0 76 0 47 0 123
Educational Administration 0 0 84 22 16 122
General Biology 0 72 0 47 0 119
Communication Sciences 0 14 0 105 0 119
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 40 0 79 0 119
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 11 62 38 111
General Psychology 0 81 0 30 0 111
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 58 0 17 31 106
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 55 3 33 0 91
Library & Information Science 0 0 55 33 0 88
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 19 62 0 81
Student Counseling 0 0 5 65 0 70
Accounting 0 35 0 28 0 63
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 28 2 24 0 54
Health & Physical Education 0 46 0 0 0 46
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 14 20 1 0 35
Public Administration 0 0 1 34 0 35
Teaching English or French 0 0 1 33 0 34
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 32 0 32
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 32 0 32
Political Science & Government 0 26 0 5 0 31
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 19 0 11 0 30
Drama & Theater Arts 0 25 0 4 0 29
Audiovisual Communications 0 12 0 15 0 27
General Sales & Marketing 0 25 0 0 0 25
Computer Information Systems 0 15 0 10 0 25
General English Literature 0 19 0 5 0 24
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 24 0 0 0 24
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 5 0 18 0 23
Public Relations & Advertising 0 22 0 0 0 22
Public Health 0 0 0 21 0 21
Information Science 0 2 0 11 7 20
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 13 0 20
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 17 0 0 0 17
Design & Applied Arts 0 16 0 0 0 16
Other Library & Archives Assisting 0 0 0 15 0 15
Sociology 0 15 0 0 0 15
Finance & Financial Management 0 14 0 0 0 14
Journalism 0 14 0 0 0 14
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 14 0 0 0 14
Gerontology 0 0 14 0 0 14
Dance 0 14 0 0 0 14
Genetics 0 0 0 13 0 13
Nutrition Science 0 0 0 12 0 12
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 11 0 11
Taxation 0 0 0 11 0 11
History 0 10 0 1 0 11
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 7 0 0 0 11
Applied Mathematics 0 1 0 9 0 10
Physics 0 10 0 0 0 10
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 10 0 0 0 10
Music 0 6 0 4 0 10
Economics 0 8 0 0 0 8
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 7 0 0 0 7
Computer Science 0 7 0 0 0 7
Chemistry 0 2 0 5 0 7
General Social Sciences 0 6 0 1 0 7
Mathematics 0 6 0 0 0 6
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 5 0 5
Industrial Engineering 0 0 0 5 0 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 5 0 0 0 5
Other Visual Art 0 5 0 0 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 3 0 0 0 3
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 3 0 3
Philosophy 0 3 0 0 0 3
International Relations & National Security 0 0 3 0 0 3
Arts & Media Management 0 3 0 0 0 3
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 0 0 0 2 0 2
International Studies 0 2 0 0 0 2
Homeland Security 0 0 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 0 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0 1 0 1
Multilingual Education 0 0 1 0 0 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 1 0 0 0 1
Romance Languages 0 0 0 1 0 1
Museum Studies 0 0 0 1 0 1
Geography & Cartography 0 1 0 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering Physics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Operations Research 0 0 0 0 0 0
Area Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Statistics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthropology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urban Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 1,739 258 1,713 282 3,996

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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