LIU Post at a Glance


LIU Post at a Glance


Fall 2012 Student Enrollment1 — Credit and Non-Credit

Undergraduate Graduate Undergraduate/
Graduate Total
Early College
Grand Total
LIU Post 4,429 2,697 7,126 4,229 6,500 24,981

1 - Figures are as of the end of the eighth week of classes.
2 - Continuing Education counts are estimated.

Degrees Offered

Degree and Certificate Programs Registered by the New York State Education Department

Assoc. Bach. Under. Cert. Dual Master Adv. Cert. Doctoral Total
LIU Post 1 86 2 26 61 19 3 198
LIU Post - - - - 2 - - 2

Degrees Awarded1

September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011

Certificates Doctoral
LIU Post 2 881 983 156 26 - 2,045

1 - Dual degrees awarded are counted as separate bachelor's and master's degrees.

Average Class Size1 & Student/Faculty Ratio

Average Undergraduate Class Size1 Average Graduate Class Size1 Overall Student/Faculty Ratio
LIU Post 19.1 12.0 12:1

1 - Excludes independent studies, music lessons, internships and student-teaching classes.

Full-Time Faculty by Rank

Senior Prof. Prof. Assoc. Prof. Assist. Prof. Instr. Visiting Prof. Total
LIU Post 10 103 125 60 1 3 302

Note: Includes faculty members on sabbatical.

8 residence halls for 1,550 students

Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. All academic programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education.

Private, nonsectarian, coeducational, independent, liberal arts based.

Specialized and Professional Accreditation
The academic programs of LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In addition to the entire University, various other academic programs are specially accredited by professional organizations, signifying they meet the highest standards of educational quality as determined by leaders in the field. Organizations that professionally accredit LIU Post programs are:

  • AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Art Therapy Association
  • Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • American Library Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (in cooperation with the Council on Accreditation of the American Health Information Management Association)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
  • Program with Special Approval
  • Chemistry – Program Approved by American Chemical Society