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 LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students6,982|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1000 to 1240|
|ACT||19 to 27|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,093/credit|
|In State Students||$1,093/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,093/credit|
|In District Students||$1,201/credit|
|In State Students||$1,201/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,201/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||34%||$1,963|
|State Grant & Scholarships||59%||$4,739|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||91%||$13,734|
|Federal Student Loans||62%||$5,429|
$26,771Average Net Price
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|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.