Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus: Narrative Description
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, C.W. POST CAMPUS Z-10
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548-1300
Tel: (516)299-2000; 800-LIU-PLAN; Admissions: (516)299-2900; Web Site: http://www.cwpost.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/post.html
Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed. Part of Long Island University. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and postmaster's certificates. Founded 1954. Setting: 308-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. System endowment: $40 million. Research spending 2002-03: $1.3 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $2869 per student. Total enrollment: 8,425. Faculty: 1,186 (326 full-time, 860 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 4,418 applied, 77% were admitted. Full-time: 3,991 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 725 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 8% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 18% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 69% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to under-grads. Off campus study at members of the Long Island Regional Advisory Council for Higher Education. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).
Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $28,220 includes full-time tuition ($19,510), mandatory fees ($980), and college room and board ($7730). College room only: $5150. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $609 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 50 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 40% of eligible men and 40% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Association for Campus Programming, African People's Organization, Resident Student Association, Post TV and Newman. Major annual events: homecoming, Spring Fling, Orientation Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,613 college housing spaces available; 1,573 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library with 859,212 books, 770,573 microform titles, 11,446 serials, 34,530 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $5.2 million. 357 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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