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  • Long Island University-C W Post Campus
  • General Address :
  • 720 Northern Blvd
    Brookville, New York 11548
    Phone: (516) 299-2900
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 5,000 - 10,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The mission of Long Island University is to provide excellence and access in private higher education to people from all backgrounds who seek to expand their knowledge and prepare themselves for meaningful, educated lives and for service to their communities and the world.

    At its core a liberal arts institution, the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning. We at C.W. Post are committed to providing highly individualized educational experiences in every department and program from the freshman year through advanced doctoral research in selected areas. The emphasis on the student learner is evident; in our facultys devotion to excellence in teaching, our intensive advisement system, and our encouragement of experiential learning through cooperative education, internships, practica, community service, study abroad, research projects, and artistic performance. Our students benefit as well from the Campuss participation in one of the nations largest private university systems, and from our ability to draw on the unparalleled cultural and professional resources of New York City and Long Island. Graduates of C.W. Post will have developed strong critical and expressive abilities, civic responsibility, and a mature understanding of the ideas, events and forces shaping the modern world.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants6,0012,2963,705
    Percent admitted81%80%81%
    Percent admitted who enrolled14%15%13%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading440520
    SAT Math440540
    SAT Writing420530
    ACT Composite1923
    ACT English2026
    ACT Math1824
    ACT Writing68
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$30,210$31,646$32,862$34,0703.7%
    Books and supplies$800$1,200$1,260$2,00058.7%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$11,400$11,840$12,240$12,5342.4%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$13,082$13,684$14,368$18,00025.3%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$44,456$46,840$48,624$50,9344.8%
    Off Campus$46,462$49,020$51,104$56,40010.4%
    Off Campus with Family$35,806$37,884$39,412$41,4005.0%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (516) 299-2338
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid192096%————
    Grant or scholarship aid91696%$17,743,114$19,370
    Federal grants36238%$1,769,050$4,887
    Pell grants36238%$1,531,345$4,230
    Other federal grants22123%$237,705$1,076
    State/local government grant or scholarships43045%$1,296,844$3,016
    Institutional grants or scholarships91095%$14,677,220$16,129
    Student loan aid54957%$3,982,459$7,254
    Federal student loans54156%$3,055,334$5,648
    Other student loans546%$927,125$17,169

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid13,71045%$58,316,761$15,719
    Pell grants1,45718%$5,911,736$4,057
    Federal student loans2,53030%$18,048,976$7,134

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