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Long Island University, Friends World Program: Narrative Description

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, FRIENDS WORLD PROGRAM N-49

239 Montauk Hwy.
Southampton, NY 11968
Tel: (631)287-8474
Free: 800-287-8093
Admissions: (631)287-8465
Fax: (631)287-8463
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.southampton.liu.edu/fw/

Description:

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.

Entrance Requirements:

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.

Collegiate Environment:

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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