Long Island UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Brookville, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$38,368

Avg tuition

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About Long Island University

Long Island University is a large private university located on a suburban campus in Brookville, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,546, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 80%. The university offers 120 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 46%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,368.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

80% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 80%

Retention Rate 76%

Graduation Rate 46%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1080-1290

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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66%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

16k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

43%

Unknown

17%

Hispanic

13%

Black

11%

Asian

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

37% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

91%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,982
State Grant Aid $4,024
Institution Grant Aid $21,134
Pell Grant Aid $4,857
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.