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Nursing at LIU Post

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at LIU Post stacks up to those at other schools.

LIU Post is located in Brookville, New York and has a total student population of 15,066. Of the 1,603 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from LIU Post in 2021, 440 of them were nursing majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

LIU Post Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

LIU Post Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at LIU Post compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at LIU Post is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 195
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 273

In 2021, 121 students received their master’s degree in nursing from LIU Post. This makes it the #81 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of LIU Post Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at LIU Post is $94,012. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 50% higher than the national average of $62,880 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at LIU Post

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at LIU Post.

LIU Post Nursing Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of nursing bachelor's degrees went to men and 85% went to women. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at LIU Post since its program graduates 2% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 19% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from LIU Post with a bachelor's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 79
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 61
White 108
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 102

LIU Post Nursing Master’s Program

85% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 121 students who earned a master's degree in Nursing from LIU Post in 2020-2021, 15% were men and 85% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in nursing each year. LIU Post does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.


In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 52% of degree recipients. That is 16% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from LIU Post with a master's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 32
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 30
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

LIU Post also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for LIU Post.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Registered Nurses 182,490 $85,610
Medical and Health Services Managers 25,830 $143,030
Nurse Practitioners 13,710 $120,970
Nursing Instructors and Professors 4,380 $91,900
Nurse Anesthetists 1,770 $191,130


*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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