LIU Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn is a private institution in Brooklyn, New York. The university was established in 1926 to provide higher education to people of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. It is recognized as one of the most diverse campuses and the third safest college campus in the United States. The LIU Brooklyn campus is at the intersection of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues. The first class had 312 students. Most of the students were immigrants or first-generation Americans. The university now serves over 11,000 students annually. Along with the main campus in Brooklyn, the university manages a campus in Brookville. 

There are four nursing programs at the school, including three undergraduate programs. The BSN options include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. The school also offers a master’s program. Students that apply to the BSN program may choose from two different scheduling options. Students may either attend classes full time during the day or part time in the evenings and on the weekends. There is also an accelerated 16-month BSN program for students that already have a baccalaureate degree. The university also offers an MSN program with three specialty tracks, including Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, and Nurse Educator.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students6,982
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 1
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.6%

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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1000 to 1240
ACT19 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,093/credit
In State Students$1,093/credit
Out of State Students$1,093/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,201/credit
In State Students$1,201/credit
Out of State Students$1,201/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $49,185 $49,185 $49,185
ADN 70 $76,510 $76,510 $76,510
BSN 125 $136,625 $136,625 $136,625
FNP 50 $60,050 $60,050 $60,050
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of LIU Brooklyn's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,766
Other Federal Grant 34% $1,963
State Grant & Scholarships 59% $4,739
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 91% $13,734
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,429
Private Loans 7% $19,870


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,067
$30,001 to $48,000$26,652
$48,001 to $75,000$30,357
$75,001 to $110,000$33,293
Over $110,000$33,589

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
LIU Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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