What's special?

Ranked one of the top 50 universities in the Northeast for salary potential (payscale.com); ranked #1 best school for Health Profession majors (payscale.com); considered one of the best universities for personal attention (collegedata.com). Recognized by the New York Times as being one of the most diverse universities in the USA.

LIU Brooklyn provides opportunities for students to learn from some of the nation's leading scholars and experts including Emmy award winning screenwriter Norman Steinberg, award winning author and playwright Jessica Hagedorm, and former Alvin Ailey Company principal dancer Dana Hash-Campbell. Nationally recognized researchers include Jennifer Rauch (digital detox and unplugging), Srividhya Swaminathan (slavery studies), Hazel Sanderson (infant care) and Supriy Bavadekar (cancer research).

At LIU Brooklyn, students gain experience in their field through co-op, internships and fieldwork.

Some of the recent internship program placements include:

  • Marvel Comics;
  • Def Jam Records;
  • Donna Karan Company;
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art;
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA);
  • Colombia Presbyterian Hospital;
  • The New York Stock Exchange;
  • U.S. Department of Commerce;
  • and Merrill Lynch
  • among others.

Fast facts

1926
Temperate - 4 seasons
18, Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
Yes
866 , 90% with advanced degrees , 27% fulltime
New York, NY (JFK)
No

Undergraduate

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Bachelor Degree Programs:

  • BS Accounting
  • BA or BS Adolescence Education/Grades 7-12
  • BS Biochemistry
  • BS Biology
  • BS Biology/Molecular Biology
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Childhood Urban Education/Grades 1-6
  • BS Computer Science
  • BFA Dance
  • BS Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • BA English
  • BA English/Creative Writing
  • BA English/Literature
  • BA English/Writing & Rhetoric
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS Finance
  • BS Health Science
  • BA History
  • BA Journalism
  • BS Management
  • BS Marketing
  • BA Media Arts
  • BA Media Arts/Digital Audio Production & Sound Design
  • BA Media Arts/Film, TV & Digital Video Production
  • BA Media Arts/Graphics, Design, Animation, Interactive
  • BA Media Arts/Media Management
  • BA Media Arts/Photography & Digital Photography
  • BA Media Arts/Screenwriting
  • BA or BS Middle Childhood & Adolescence Education in Urban Schools Grades 5-12
  • BS Nursing
  • BS Physics
  • BS Physics/Health Science
  • BS Physics/Quantitative Finance
  • BA Political Science
  • BA Psychology
  • BS Respiratory Care
  • BA Social Science
  • BA Social Work
  • BS Sport Science

Associate Degree Programs:

  • Humanities

Subject Areas

  • ESL
  • Art
    • Art
    • Art: Animation
    • Art: Digital Audio Recording Arts
    • Art: Digital Video and Studio Arts
    • Art: Film/Filmmaking
    • Art: Graphic Design
    • Art: Interactive Design and Media
    • Art: Media
    • Art: Photography and Digital Art
    • Art: Printmaking
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
    • Biology
    • Biology: General
    • Biology: Molecular and Cell
  • Business Administration
    • Business Administration
    • Business Administration: Accounting
    • Business Administration: Entrepreneurship
    • Business Administration: Finance
    • Business Administration: Management
    • Business Administration: Marketing
    • Business Administration: Sports Management
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies: Creative Writing
    • Communication Studies: English Writing and Rhetoric
    • Communication Studies: Journalism
    • Communication Studies: Photography/Photocommunications
    • Communication Studies: Sciences and Disorders
  • Computer
    • Computer
    • Computer: Science
  • Education
    • Education
    • Education: Adolescent
    • Education: Biology
    • Education: Chemistry
    • Education: Early Childhood Education
    • Education: English
    • Education: Middle School Emphasis
    • Education: Secondary Emphasis
    • Education: Social Studies/Science
  • English
  • Global Studies
  • Health
    • Health: Athletic Training
    • Health: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Health: Medical Sonography (Diagnostic)
    • Health: Medical Technology
    • Health: Mental Health Counseling
    • Health: Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Health: Sciences
    • Health: Sports Medicine/Sciences
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Languages and Cultures
    • Languages and Cultures
    • Languages and Cultures: English
    • Languages and Cultures: English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
    • Media Studies
    • Media Studies: Digital Media and Broadcast Production
    • Media Studies: Digital Media Management
    • Media Studies: Digital Studio Arts
    • Media Studies: Digital Video Arts
    • Media Studies: Electronic
    • Media Studies: Film/Video
  • Medical Laboratory Science/Technology
  • Nursing
  • Physics
    • Physics
    • Physics: General
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Sociology/Social Justice
  • Theatre Arts
    • Theatre Arts: Dance
    • Theatre Arts: Film/Filmmaking
  • Urban Affairs

Accommodations add

Freshman campus housing is guaranteed Optional all years

Double/Triple

The Carte Blanche Plan allows you unlimited, all-you-can-eat access to Blackbird Cafe. You will be able to find everything from breakfast to soups and sandwiches. This plan also includes $300 Dining Dollars for use at any facility on campus.

Admissions criteria add

2.5
Yes

Direct Admission:
75 iBT or IELTS: 6.5
Conditional Admission:
35 iBT or IELTS: 3.5
Accepts OEAT
0
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Postgraduate

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Master's Degree Programs:

  • MS Accounting
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12/Biology
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12/Chemistry
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12/English
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12/Math
  • MS.Ed Adolescence Urban Education Gr 7-12/Social Studies
  • MS.Ed Bilingual School Counseling
  • MS Biology
  • MS Biology/Medical Microbiology
  • MS Biology/Microbiology
  • MS Biology/Molecular-Cellular Biology
  • MBA Business Administration
  • MBA Business Administration/Accounting
  • MBA Business Administration/Entrepreneurship
  • MBA Business Administration/Finance
  • MBA Business Administration/Human Resource Management
  • MBA Business Administration/International Business
  • MBA Business Administration/Management
  • MBA Business Administration/Management Information Systems
  • MBA Business Administration/Marketing
  • MS Chemistry
  • MS.Ed Childhood & Early Childhood Urban Edu/Birth-Gr 6
  • MS.Ed Childhood Urban Education/Grades 1-6
  • MS Computer Science - Blended degree program
  • MFA Creative Writing
  • MS.Ed Early Childhood Urban Education/Birth-Gr 2
  • MS Exercise Science
  • MS Exercise Science/Exercise Phys. & Sports Nutrition
  • MS Exercise Science/Fitness for Special Populations
  • MS Exercise Science/Strength & Cod. & Sports Nutrition
  • MS Human Resource Management
  • MA or MFA Media Arts
  • MA or MFA Media Arts/Audio Production
  • MFA Media Arts/Computer Graphics
  • MFA Media Arts/Film & Video Production
  • MA or MFA Media Arts/Media Management
  • MFA Media Arts/Photography
  • MS Mental Health Counseling
  • MS Pharmaceutics/Cosmetic Science
  • MS Pharmaceutics/Industrial Pharmacy
  • MS Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • MA Political Science
  • MA Psychology
  • MPA Public Administration
  • MPA Public Administration/Health Administration
  • MPH Public Health
  • MS.Ed School counseling
  • MS.Ed School Psychology
  • MSW Social Work
  • MSW Social Work/Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling
  • MSW Social Work/Child & Family Welfare
  • MSW Social Work/Forensic Social Work
  • MSW Social Work/Gerontology
  • MSW Social Work/Nonprofit Management
  • MS Taxation
  • MS.Ed Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL
  • MS.Ed Teaching Urban Children with Disabilities/Grades 1-6
  • MFA Writing & Producing for Television

Subject Areas

  • ESL
  • Accounting
  • Administration
    • Administration
    • Administration: Business Administration
    • Administration: Health Administration
    • Administration: Health and Human Services Administration
    • Administration: Public Administration
  • Anthropology
  • Art
    • Art: Arts and Cultural Management
    • Art: Creative Writing
    • Art: Fine Arts and Design
    • Art: Visual Arts
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology
    • Biology
    • Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Communications
    • Communications
    • Communications: Sciences and Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
    • Counseling and Psychological Services
    • Counseling and Psychological Services: School Counseling
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Game Design and Development
  • Economics
  • Education
    • Education
    • Education: Adolescent
    • Education: Early Childhood Education
    • Education: Elementary Education
    • Education: Middle Childhood Education
    • Education: Nursing
    • Education: Secondary Education
    • Education: Special Education
    • Education: Teacher Leadership
    • Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Family Therapy
  • Finance
  • Health Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • International Business
  • Management
    • Management
    • Management: Business Management
    • Management: Human Resource Management
    • Management: Regulatory and Clinical Research Manage.
    • Management: Systems/Technical Management
  • Marketing and International Business
  • Media Arts
  • Medical Biology
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Non-Profit Leadership
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology Toxicology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
    • Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Psychology: Clinical
    • Psychology: Counseling Psychology
    • Psychology: School
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Sports Science
  • Taxation
  • Teaching English (TESOL)
  • Theater Arts
  • United Nations
  • Urban Studies
  • Writing and Producing TV

Accommodations add

Available

Admissions criteria add

2.75

Yes

Direct Admission:
79 iBT
6.5
Conditional Admission:
35 iBT Pharmacy, TESOL and other special programs do not qualify
Accepts OEAT
3.5

GMAT not required GRE required: Public Health, Teaching including TESOL, and Pharmacy GRE not required: Psychology

Credential evaluation may be required if needed to determine Bachelor's degree equivalency: MBA, Accounting, Athletic Training, Public Health, and Taxation

Yes with course-by-course evaluation confirming their degree is equivalent to a 4-year bachelor's degree

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Athletics

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Campus features

LIU Brooklyn is made up of a number of traditional and ultra modern buildings that are connected together by a series of enclosed bridges. Students enjoy access to the 112,000 square-foot Steinberg Wellness Center which features tennis courts, a running track, an eight-lane swimming pool, a therapy pool, two weight rooms, an aerobic room and a 17,000 square-foot basketball arena. Students also like to relax in the park-like setting surrounding the Kumble Theater and the Humanities Art Gallery located in the center of the campus. Other key facilities include a four-story library, various student lounges, the Cyber Cafe and the historic Luntey Commons, part of the former Brooklyn Paramount Theater.

Extracurricular activities

  • Accounting Society
  • Activist IV Social Justice
  • Alms Alliance, Anime Connection Club
  • Asian Student Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • Cybernetic Study Association
  • Physician Assistant Society
  • Mind Body & Soul
  • Model United Nations Club
  • Outdoor Club
  • Pep Squad
  • Public Administration Society
  • Public Health Club
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Respiratory Care Club
  • Spectrum
  • Psychology Club
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Nurse Association
  • Students 4 Growing Interest for Transplantation
  • WLIU
  • among others

Estimated costs

$49,757

$1,876 Fees

$2,478 Insurance

$10,950 ELI Intensive English Program

Postgraduate

$1225

–Estimated tuition cost for 18 credits: $22,267

–MBA: 36-48 credits ($44,100-$58,800)

–MS Applied Mathematics: 37 credits ($45,325)

–MS Biology: 30-36 credits ($36,750-$44,100)

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