LIU Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY 11201-8423


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,609
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 910 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

LIU Brooklyn is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,273 applications and 6,364 students were granted admission. LIU Brooklyn is at the #86 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, LIU Brooklyn's tuition was $34,352 for all students regardless of residency (28.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of LIU Brooklyn's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,564 (which is 3.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at LIU Brooklyn in 2016-2017, was 490, which is 61% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,464 (which is 7.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, LIU Brooklyn has enrolled a total of 7,609 students (5,723 students full-time and 1,886 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,609 students, 603 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 4,275 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,334 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 130 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 24%

White: 23%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 16%

Hispanic: 14%

Asian: 13%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at LIU Brooklyn.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 43% 632 386
Education 15% 224 8
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 155
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 10% 153
Psychology 5% 68
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 49
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 36
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 30
Social Sciences 2% 28
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 20

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of LIU Brooklyn full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of LIU Brooklyn graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,100. Last year, out of the total 4,321 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,932 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,721 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,154 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,100 $46,400
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 4,321 4,721

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of LIU Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Law School
0.5 mile away
St Francis College
0.6 mile away
Pratt Institute-Main
1 mile away
Pace University-New York
1.9 mile away
The King's College
2 mile away