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Study at Long Island University C W Post Campus

Long Island University - C. W. Post Campus is a private institution of higher education located in Brookville in Nassau County, New York. It is the largest campus of the private Long Island University system. It is named after breakfast cereal inventor Charles William Post. The campus is spread across an area of 307 acres of rolling hills in Brookville, on Long Island s North Shore.

C. W. Post offers students a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The C. W. Post undergraduate program is ranked in the fourth tier of the "Best National Universities" category of U. S. News & World Report s "America s Best Colleges" 2008 edition.

C. W. Post is governed by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the East Coast Conference (ECC), and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).

Profile of Long Island University C W Post Campus

Long Island University Post is in a large suburb, in Brookville, NY. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Long Island University Post earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at Long Island University Post include education and teaching.

Long Island University Post Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to Long Island University Post in 2007, 22% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 420 to 520 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 420 and 540. Long Island University Post attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Long Island University Post are higher than most.

Student enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 8,361 students (6,772 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Athletic teams at Long Island University Post belong to the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference and Northeast 10 Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Long Island University is to provide excellence and access in private higher education to people from all backgrounds who seek to expand their knowledge and prepare themselves for meaningful, educated lives and for service to their communities and the world. At its core a liberal arts institution, the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning. We at C. W. Post are committed to providing highly individualized educational experiences in every department and program from the freshman year through advanced doctoral research in selected areas. The emphasis on the student learner is evident; in our facultys devotion to excellence in teaching, our intensive advisement system, and our encouragement of experiential learning through cooperative education, internships, practica, community service, study abroad, research projects, and artistic performance. Our students benefit as well from the Campuss participation in one of the nations largest private university systems, and from our ability to draw on the unparalleled cultural and professional resources of New York City and Long Island. Graduates of C. W. Post will have developed strong critical and expressive abilities, civic responsibility, and a mature understanding of the ideas, events and forces shaping the modern world. "

Long Island University Post Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching671elementary school teaching, school counseling, early childhood education, computer teaching, special ed, art education, English teaching, physical education teaching, . . .
Business and Management261 business management, accounting, marketing, finance, international finance, taxation, business and related services, managerial economics, . . .
Liberal Arts215library science, English, social services, sociology, political science, economics, interdisciplinary studies, history, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement96 criminal justice and police, forensic science, criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counseling85 psychology, art therapy, clinical psychology, community health services
Media53radio and television, public relations, journalism, broadcast journalism
Photography and Commercial Art49multimedia, film studies, film and photography, photography
Science38 biotechnology, biology, cardiovascular science, chemistry, geology, physics, microbiology and immunology
Medical Support and Technology32speech pathology, clinical lab tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, perfusion tech, audiology and speech pathology, health service and sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy31nutrition sciences, clinical nutritionist
Family and Social Work28 social work, public administration, social work courses, food and nutrition
Medicine26health professions, gerontology
Computer Science and Engineering25information technology, computer science, computer and info science, information science
Fine Arts25fine arts, fine arts studies, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts20 theatre arts management, dance, drama, acting
Music 14music, music performance, voice
Nursing and Emergency Medicine10nurse practitioner, registered nursing, critical care nursing
Art Studies8 arts management, art studies
Mathematics7 applied mathematics, mathematics, math
Law4 tax law
Conservation and Resource Management3 environmental science, environmental studies
Medical Adminstration2medical records admin, health care facilities management
Engineering0 manufacturing engineering
Religion and Philosophy 0philosophy

Contact: Long Island University Post

Long Island University C W Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd

Brookville, NY 11548-1300

General Phone: (516) 299-2900


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