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Study at Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus was established in the year 1926. The campus is located at the intersection of Flatbush and De Kalb avenues. It offers various degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. LIU’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is one of the largest and oldest pharmacy schools in the U. S.

The LIU Brooklyn Campus comprises:

  • Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Global College
  • Honors Program
  • Richard Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business, Public Administration, and Information Sciences
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Nursing
The campus is home to the prestigious George Polk Awards in journalism. The sports team of LIU Brooklyn Campus are nicknamed the Blackbirds. Their basketball team won the National Invitation Tournament in 1939 and 1941.

Profile of Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

Long Island University Brooklyn is located in a large city, in Brooklyn, NY. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Long Island University Brooklyn top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about the school is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at Long Island University Brooklyn often study medicine and therapy and counseling.

Long Island University Brooklyn Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 390 to 490 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 550 or higher on the math SAT. It s not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.


The school s tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student enrolment

Long Island University Brooklyn offers classes to 8,174 students (6,828 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school.

Student Life

Students sports include formal participation in Northeast Conference competitions.

Long Island University Brooklyn Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching287elementary school teaching, school counseling, ESL instruction, special ed, educational administration, physical education teaching, adult literacy instructor, multilingual education, . . .
Therapy and Counseling219 psychology, physical therapy, community health services, clinical psychology, school psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, communication disorders services
Business and Management208business management, finance, accounting, human resources, marketing research, international business, taxation
Medicine207 pharmacy, pharmacy administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine166registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse practitioner, adult health nursing, various nursing
Liberal Arts126interdisciplinary studies, sociology, English, political science, social services, economics, history, urban studies, . . .
Medical Support and Technology86 physician assistant, speech pathology, respiratory care tech, clinical lab tech, nuclear medical tech, cytotechnologist, health service and sciences
Family and Social Work71 social work, public administration
Science60 biology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, physical sciences, biochemistry
Medical Adminstration50 pharmacy courses, health care facilities management
Media48mass communication, journalism, communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy48 athletic trainer, exercise science, occupational therapy
Computer Science and Engineering32computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts7 dance
Fine Arts5fine arts
Music4 music performance
Religion and Philosophy2 philosophy
Law0legal assistant
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: Long Island University Brooklyn

Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

University Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372

General Phone: (718) 488-1000


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