Long Island University, Brentwood Campus: Narrative Description

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100 Second Ave.
Brentwood, NY 11717
Tel: (631)273-5112; Admissions: (631)273-5112; Fax: (631)952-0809; Web Site: http://www.liu.edu/

Description: Independent, upper-level, coed. Part of Long Island University. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1959. Setting: 172-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 987. Faculty: 110 (20 full-time, 90 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. Full-time: 17 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 45 students, 67% women, 33% men. 1% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 16% Hispanic, 3% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 95% 25 or older, 29% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Costs Per Year: Tuition: $19,510 full-time, $609 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $850 full-time, $180 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: evening security guard. College housing not available. Brentwood Campus Library with 55,000 books, 285 serials, 12 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. 42 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.