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Long Island University - Post

Brookville, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Long Island University Post

Long Island University - Post Overview

Long Island University - Post is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Brookville, New York. Long Island University Post was founded in 1954 and the school enrolls around 15,066 students a year, including 10,403 undergraduates. Long Island University Post offers on-campus housing for up to 2,033 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Long Island University Post

Are you interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Long Island University Post students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Long Island University Post has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Long Island University Post has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Long Island University Post on the Student Life page.

2022 Long Island University Post Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 84.2%
Tuition $38,684

Is Long Island University Post a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Long Island University Post offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Long Island University - Post

The acceptance rate at Long Island University Post is 85%. Last year, 14,341 students applied to Long Island University Post and 12,191 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Long Island University Post

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 73% of students who start at Long Island University Post return for their second year of college. Around 41% of students who started at Long Island University Post earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Long Island University Post Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Long Island University Post directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Long Island University - Post's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Long Island University - Post's endowment was $224.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $13,274 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Long Island University Post

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Long Island University Post's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Long Island University Post.

Based on this information, is Long Island University Post the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Long Island University Post a good school for you?

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Where is Long Island University - Post Located?

Long Island University Post is located in the suburban setting of Brookville, New York, in the suburbs of New York City.

If you are interested in seeing Long Island University Post for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 495 to Brookville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John F. Kennedy International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Long Island University Post and Brookville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

720 Northern Boulevard Brookville, NY 11548-1300

Campus Setting: Suburban

Long Island University Post Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Long Island University Post is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Long Island University Post is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Long Island University Post ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Long Island University Post SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1290


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Long Island University Post Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Long Island University Post is like? There are approximately 15,066 students enrolled at Long Island University Post, including 10,403 undergraduate students and 4,663 graduate students. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from NY and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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