C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
LIU Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,661
   Women 3,199 (68.6%)
   Men 1,462 (31.4%)
Graduate Students 3,509
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 91% of 7,289 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.98
SAT Math 489 average
410-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 468 average
400-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $54,182
  Tuition and Fees $36,256
  Room and Board $13,426
Average Percent of Need Met 55%
Average Freshman Award $22,880
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 238
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Brooklyn Population 2,592,149
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 26% of freshmen, 14% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Blackbird
Sororities 2% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
16.2% Asian
28.6% Black/African-American
15.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
20.6% White
16.5% Unknown
International Students 2.7% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning 66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 10.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported