Long Island University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Brookville, NY

$37,182

Avg tuition

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About Long Island University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Long Island University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Brookville, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,403, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 136 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $37,182.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

85% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

77% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

44% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1080-1290

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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15k

Students enrolled

20%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

White

45%

Unknown

14%

Hispanic

14%

Black

11%

Asian

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

36% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $37,182 $37,182
Graduate $22,482 $22,482

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $2,000
On-campus room and board $14,664
On-campus other expenses $2,500
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $25,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,500
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $5,500

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $56,346 $56,346
Off-campus without family $66,682 $66,682
Off-campus with family $44,682 $44,682

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

36%

State Grant Aid

39%

Institution Grant Aid

89%

Pell Grant

36%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,883
State Grant Aid $3,380
Institution Grant Aid $23,558
Pell Grant Aid $4,755

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.