Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 293
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Administration Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Administration Bachelor's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Bachelor's degree 2
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 29
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 15
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 23
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn

St Francis College
0.6 miles away
St. Joseph's College-New York
0.67 miles away
Pace University-New York
1.91 miles away
New York University
2.85 miles away
Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
3.82 miles away
Touro College
4.4 miles away
Metropolitan Learning Institute - Jersey City
5.2 miles away
Saint Peter's University
5.39 miles away
Wagner College
7.94 miles away
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
8.01 miles away

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
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) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$24,029
30k to 48k$26,618
48k to 75k$31,768
75k to 110k$33,738
Over 110k$31,550
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,072.00 $1,072.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,178.00 $1,178.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted [...]

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in [...]

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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