Website: www.liu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,945
Undergraduate
Students
(70.4%) 2,779 Women
(29.6%) 1,166 Men
3,037
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 6,830 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
557 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,283
Tuition and Fees
$37,763
Room and Board
$14,020
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$25,945
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$46,578
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
281
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
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Campus Life

Brooklyn Population
2,592,149
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blackbird
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.1% Asian
22.6% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.0% White
19.0% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 40 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 University Plaza
City, State, Zip
Brooklyn, NY 11201-8423
Phone
(718) 488-1011
Fax
 
E-mail
bkln-admissions@liu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 31

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
Required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 6,830 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 4,596 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 2,234 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,159 (20%) of 5,755 admitted students enrolled
Women
863 (22%) of 3,956 admitted students enrolled
Men
296 (16%) of 1,799 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.20
3.75 and Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
17%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10%
Score of 600 - 700
28%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
18%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
557 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
30%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
20%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
38%
Score of 18 - 23
41%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 69%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$56,283
Tuition and Fees
$37,763
Room and Board
$14,020
Books and Supplies
$2,000
Other Expenses
$2,500
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
ISFS@brooklyn.liu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002751
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
638 (95.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
593 (92.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
589 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
13 (2.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$25,945
Need-Based Gift
Received by 483 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,292
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 420 (71.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,705
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 389 (66.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
33 (4.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,205

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,128 (92.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,913 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,892 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
51 (1.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$20,824
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,378 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,976
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,256 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,851
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,680 (58.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
120 (3.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,289

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$46,578
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Health Professions Student Loans (HPSL)

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Home Economics, International Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Siblings of Current Students, Twins, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,602
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Nursing, accounting, athletic training, communications sciences and disorders/speech-language pathology, health science, occupational therapy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
281
Part-Time Faculty
448
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
34%
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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,131,400
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
600
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Education, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Taxation
  • Urban Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work

Location and Setting


Brooklyn Population
2,592,149
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
11 acres

Weather

Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
85%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
lighted pathways/sidewalks

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blackbird
School Colors
Black and silver

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running x x    
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running    
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, the student government association, the american pharmacists association, hillel jewish students organization, student activities board, indo american pharmaceutical association
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,945
Women
2,779 (70.4%)
Men
1,166 (29.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,396
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.1% Asian
22.6% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.0% White
19.0% Unknown
International Students.
3.3% from 40 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
3,037

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.3%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
25.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
32.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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