In its ninth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, Long Island University (LIU) is a multicampus, diverse, doctoral institution of higher learning. One of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the country, LIU offers more than 500 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates more than 23,000* students in degree-credit and continuing education programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and Rockland and Westchester (LIU Hudson). Other academic units include LIU Pharmacy (the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), which prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care, and LIU Global, which provides a wide range of study abroad options at overseas centers in China and Costa Rica, as well as through programs in Australia, India, South Africa, Taiwan, and Thailand. LIU’s 581 full-time faculty members provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities. The accomplishments of more than 194,000 living alumni are a testament to the success of the university’s mission to promote the highest level of education to people from all walks of life. The institution also provides enrichment for students and the community through world-class arts programming at LIU Tilles Center, NCAA Division I and II athletic teams, and the nationally renowned George Polk Awards in journalism.
*This number includes high school students enrolled in one or more degree-credit courses.