Long Island University, Friends World Program: Narrative Description
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, FRIENDS WORLD PROGRAM N-49
239 Montauk Hwy.
Southampton, NY 11968
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.southampton.liu.edu/fw/
Independent, 4-year, coed. Part of Long Island University. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 110-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 195. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 189 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 6 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 29 states and territories, 5 other countries, 80% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 20% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 66% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: interdisciplinary studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, external degree program, internships. Off campus study at Long Island University (C.W. Post campus, Brooklyn campus). Study abroad program.
Open admission except for the Comparative Religion and Culture program. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $32,870 includes full-time tuition ($20,870), mandatory fees ($6000), and college room and board ($6000). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and location. Part-time tuition: $651 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 32 open to all. Most popular organizations: Activist Club, P.E.A.C.E., LaFuenza Latina, Caribbean Student Association, Women's Issues Collective. Major annual events: Ingathering, World Conference, Graduation/Senior Recognition ceremony. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Southampton College with 115,380 books, 140,000 microform titles, 665 serials, and 886 audiovisual materials. 175 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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