Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus was established in the year 1926. The campus is located at the intersection of Flatbush and De Kalb avenues. It offers various degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. LIU's Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is one of the largest and oldest pharmacy schools in the U.S.

The LIU Brooklyn Campus comprises:

  • Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Global College
  • Honors Program
  • Richard Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business, Public Administration, and Information Sciences
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Nursing

The campus is home to the prestigious George Polk Awards in journalism. The sports team of LIU Brooklyn Campus are nicknamed the Blackbirds. Their basketball team won the National Invitation Tournament in 1939 and 1941.

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Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus
University Plaza
Brooklyn , NY 11201-5372
General Phone: (718) 488-1000

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Long Island University Brooklyn Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching282education, multilingual education, multicultural education, educational administration, special ed, education of speech impaired, school counseling, elementary school teaching, art education, ...
Medicine229pharmacy, pharmacy administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine216registered nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, various nursing
Business and Management198business management, accounting, finance, human resources, international business, marketing research, taxation
Therapy and Counseling198psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, communication disorders services, community health services, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, physical therapy
Liberal Arts127foreign language and literature, English, speech and rhetoric, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, economics, international relations, political science, ...
Medical Support and Technology89health service and sciences, speech pathology, nuclear medical tech, respiratory care tech, physician assistant, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech
Family and Social Work86public administration, social work
Medical Administration79health care facilities management, pharmacy courses
Science68biology, biochemistry, biological and physical sciences, physical sciences, chemistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy47exercise science, athletic trainer, occupational therapy
Media38communication studies, mass communication, journalism
Computer Science and Engineering20computer and info science
Fine Arts7fine arts
Music6music performance
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Art Studies0art studies
Drama and Performing Arts0dance
Law0legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Long Island University Brooklyn in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree58054
Master's degree81555
Associate's degree2625
Post-master's certificate11
Doctor's degree253
First-professional degree2031
First-professional certificate441

Long Island University Brooklyn Student Body

In 2007-2008, Long Island University Brooklyn had a total enrollment of 8,174 students (5,829 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 30%
Women 70%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 51%
Graduate 35%
First Professional 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 22%
Black 33%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 14%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 13%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 17%
20-21 16%
22-24 22%
25-29 20%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Long Island University Brooklyn Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 25 %

Long Island University Brooklyn Room and Board (2007)

Long Island University Brooklyn offers campus housing for 700 of its 5,829 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Long Island University Brooklyn Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400500
SAT Math410550
SAT Writing400500

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT63%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Long Island University Brooklyn Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 25,574
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 25,574
Room and board $ 10,400
Room charge $ 6,240
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,800
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 1,700

Financial Aid:
Long Island University Brooklyn participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 275116)

Long Island University Brooklyn Faculty

Long Island University Brooklyn has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year57$114,27029$100,101
Associate professorcalendar year36$81,98252$80,150
Assistant professorcalendar year52$73,15973$75,240
Instructorcalendar year1*4$57,949
All faculty totalcalendar year146$91,272158$80,981

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Long Island University Brooklyn Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast Conference
Baseball Northeast Conference
Track Northeast Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports247195

Long Island University Brooklyn Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing Research

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General

Education And Teaching
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching Individuals - Speech or Language Impairments
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Multicultural Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Physician Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)

Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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