Long Island University C W Post Campus

Long Island University C W Post Campus

Long Island University - C. W. Post Campus is a private institution of higher education located in Brookville in Nassau County, New York. It is the largest campus of the private Long Island University system. It is named after breakfast cereal inventor Charles William Post. The campus is spread across an area of 307 acres of rolling hills in Brookville, on Long Island's North Shore.

C.W. Post offers students a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The C. W. Post undergraduate program is ranked in the fourth tier of the "Best National Universities" category of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2008 edition.

C.W. Post is governed by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the East Coast Conference (ECC), and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).

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Long Island University-C W Post Campus
720 Northern Blvd
Brookville , NY 11548-1300
General Phone: (516) 299-2900

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching611education, multilingual education, educational administration, educational supervision, superintendency and administration, educational admin and supervision, instructional media design, special ed, gifted and talended education, ...
Business and Management280business, business management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, international finance, international business, MIS, marketing, ...
Liberal Arts255Spanish studies, foreign language and literature, comparative literature, French language, Italian language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, ...
Therapy and Counseling89psychology, clinical psychology, geropsychology, community health services, art therapy
Medical Support and Technology69health service and sciences, speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology, perfusion tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, clinical lab tech
Computer Science and Engineering56computer and info science, information technology, information science, computer science, web design, computer graphics, system administration, computer engineering
Security and Law Enforcement53criminal justice and safety, forensic science, criminal justice and police
Media45journalism, broadcast journalism, radio and television, public relations
Drama and Performing Arts32dance, drama, acting, theatre arts management, various performing arts
Science30biology, biomedical sciences, microbiology and immunology, cardiovascular science, biotechnology, chemistry, geology, physics
Photography and Commercial Art21film studies, photography, film and photography, multimedia
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21nutrition sciences, clinical nutritionist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine16registered nursing, nurse practitioner, critical care nursing
Art Studies16art studies, arts management
Family and Social Work14food and nutrition, public administration, social work, social work courses
Mathematics12mathematics, math, applied mathematics, applied mathematics courses
Medical Administration8health care administration, health care facilities management, medical records admin
Music7music, music performance, voice
Fine Arts5fine arts, art history and criticism, fine arts studies
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental studies, environmental science
Engineering0manufacturing engineering
Law0tax law
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy
Medicine0gerontology, health professions

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree76196
Bachelor's degree878101
Doctor's degree42

Long Island University Post Student Body

In 2007-2008, Long Island University Post had a total enrollment of 8,361 students (6,986 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 63%
Graduate 37%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 7%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 31%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 20%
22-24 22%
25-29 16%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Long Island University Post Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 36 %

Long Island University Post Room and Board (2007)

Long Island University Post offers campus housing for 1,940 of its 6,986 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Brookville, 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 Post Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460540
SAT Math460540
SAT Writing460540
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT85%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 27,400
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 27,400
Room and board $ 10,520
Room charge $ 3,320
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,940
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 3,085

Financial Aid:
Long Island University Post participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 275100)

Long Island University Post Faculty

Long Island University Post 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 year79$111,18937$102,913
Associate professorcalendar year59$93,26266$84,510
Assistant professorcalendar year38$77,81142$71,161
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year178$97,549146$85,244

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

Long Island University Post Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Basketball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track New York Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports3277109

Long Island University Post Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts Management

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Finance
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching Individuals - Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
Geography Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Manufacturing Engineering

Family And Social Work
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Work, Other

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)

Liberal Arts
Comparative Literature
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science, Other
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies

Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics, Other
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other

Broadcast Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Performance, General
Music, General
Voice and Opera

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Critical Care Nursing
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Nutrition Sciences

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cardiovascular Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Art Therapy/Therapist
Clinical Psychology
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Psychology, General

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Long Island University Post Highlights

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What Sets Long Island University Post Apart:

Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Long Island University Post % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Long Island University Post Number of students
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Long Island University Post % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Long Island University Post Salaries of full-time faculty
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Long Island University Post Female % of student body

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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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