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LIU Post Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about LIU Post, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is LIU Post Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

LIU Post was awarded 15 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked LIU Post as #630 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when LIU Post held the #657 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, LIU Post is ranked at #70.

See all of the rankings for LIU Post.

Is It Hard to Get Into LIU Post?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, LIU Post is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 83%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 73% of students accepted to LIU Post submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 525 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for LIU Post  ( 530 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for LIU Post  ( 525 to 620 )
LIU Post received ACT scores from 39% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for LIU Post  ( 21 to 26 )

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LIU Post Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, LIU Post is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at LIU Post is 43%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  43 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at LIU Post

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like LIU Post enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at LIU Post is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at LIU Post.

Good Overall Diversity at LIU Post

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,316 undergraduates at LIU Post with 2,845 being full-time and 3,471 being part-time.

LIU Post Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for LIU Post is 60.74 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.74 out of 100
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How Much Does LIU Post Cost?

The overall average net price of LIU Post is $28,989. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for LIU Post

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,807 $25,274 $28,973 $31,781 $32,010

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of LIU Post, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At LIU Post, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,388 a year. That adds up to $29,552 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LIU Post is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do LIU Post Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from LIU Post with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $49,000 in their early years. This is good news for future LIU Post graduates since it is 20% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at LIU Post make the most money.

Location of LIU Post

Located in Brookville, New York, LIU Post is a private not-for-profit institution. Brookville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of LIU Post

Contact details for LIU Post are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548-1327
Phone: 516-299-2900

LIU Post Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 82 majors graduated from LIU Post. Of these students, 1,767 received undergraduate degrees and 2,247 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 240 $90,900
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 190 NA
Business Administration & Management 173 $37,900
Other Health Professions 133 $31,300
General Psychology 100 $22,600
Allied Health Professions 84 $77,700
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 73 NA
General Biology 67 $24,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 60 $30,700
Health & Physical Education 53 $19,600

Learn more about the majors offered at LIU Post along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at LIU Post

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 533 students took at least one online class at LIU Post. This is an increase from the 381 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 533 137
2016-2017 381 94
2015-2016 610 177
2014-2015 569 242
2013-2014 542 207

Learn more about online learning at LIU Post.

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