Students attend Long Island University-Riverhead in Riverhead, NY, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Long Island University-Riverhead degrees go up to the Post-Master's certificate.
The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Long Island University-Riverhead is known for its programs in education and teaching, liberal arts.
The school is selective and does not offer open admission.
Long Island University-Riverhead has a tenure system for senior faculty.
There are 215 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Long Island University-Riverhead are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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 facultyÆs 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 CampusÆs participation in one of the nationÆs 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."
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Long Island University-Riverhead
121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd
Riverhead , NY 11901-3499
General Phone: (631) 287-8010
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Therapy and Counseling||5||clinical psychology|
|Liberal Arts||5||English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences|
|Computer Science and Engineering||3||computer graphics|
|Business and Management||2||business, business management, accounting|
|Education and Teaching||2||special ed administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, reading teaching|
|Transportation||2||merchant marine officer|
|Media||1||public relations and advertising|
|Family and Social Work||0||social work courses|
Number of programs and degrees for Long Island University-Riverhead in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Long Island University-Riverhead had a total enrollment of 215 students (191 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
Long Island University-Riverhead participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 002751A2)
Long Island University-Riverhead has a tenure system for faculty.
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||calendar year||2||*||0||*|
|Assistant professor||calendar year||1||*||1||*|
|All faculty total||calendar year||4||$85,178||2||*|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
Education And Teaching
Administration of Special Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
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What Sets Long Island University-Riverhead Apart:
|% of degrees in education and teaching |
(vs. all colleges)
|% students 40 years or older |
(vs. all colleges)
|% of degrees in liberal arts |
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
|Salaries of full-time faculty |
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Offers credit for life experience
Offers weekend classes
Option to study abroad
Tenure system for quality teaching
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