LIU Post

Brookville, NY 11548

LIU Post is one of the 162 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in New York. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Brookville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 694 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 541 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%).

Every year 47% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

LIU Post's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $35,038, and fees were $1,940. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $35,038 and $1,940 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 16
Master's degree 2 7
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1955 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
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09/22/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1055 to 1240
ACT21 to 26
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
In State Students$1,093
Out of State Students$1,093
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,201
In State Students$1,201
Out of State Students$1,201

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, 92% of LIU Post's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 31% $4,497
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,970
State Grant & Scholarships 41% $3,646
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 89% $17,147
Federal Student Loans 57% $5,374
Private Loans 6% $20,536


Average Net Price/year
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$24,807
$30,001 to $48,000$25,274
$48,001 to $75,000$28,973
$75,001 to $110,000$31,781
Over $110,000$32,010

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship

Applicant must be an incoming full-time freshman at LIU Post who received the Gold Award from the Girl Scouts of the USA.

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 ...

Eagle Scout Scholarship

Applicant must be an incoming freshman at LIU Post who is an Eagle Scout.

University Scholars Award

Applicant must be an incoming full-time freshman at LIU Post with a strong academic record.

More scholarships

Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548

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