Long Island University


LIU's Mission

Long Island University's mission 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.

Founding Date

LIU was founded in 1926.


LIU’s motto is Urbi et Orbi – “To the City and to the World.”

Awards and Accolades

  • LIU Post and LIU Brooklyn have both been named to the President’s Community Service Honor Roll
  • LIU has been named a Military-Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, and was named to U.S. Veterans Magazine’s list of “Top Veteran-Friendly Schools
  • LIU Post and LIU Brooklyn are both rated “Best for Vets” among the nation’s business schools by Military Times
  • LIU Post’s College of Management has been named to the Princeton Review’s list of “The Best Business Schools” for 14 consecutive years
  • LIU Post’s School of Health Professions and Nursing’s nutrition program was rated one of the top three nutrition programs in New York City by whatdegreeshouldiget.org
  • LIU Brooklyn is ranked as the nation’s Best School for Health Professional Majors by Payscale.com
  • LIU Brooklyn is ranked as one of the Top 50 Colleges in the Northeast for Salary Potential by Payscale.com
  • LIU Brooklyn’s Speech-Language Pathology Program is ranked eighth in the nation by graduateprograms.com
  • LIU Brooklyn has been named to Payscale.com’s Top 10 Colleges for Producing Graduates Who Make the World a Better Place
  • LIU Brooklyn’s Mental Health Counseling Program is ranked as one of the top 25 mental health programs by graduateprograms.com


In addition to university-wide accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, LIU’s schools, colleges, and individual degree programs are recognized by many specialized accreditation boards, including the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.


  • LIU Brooklyn

1 University Plaza
(corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
General Information - 718-488-1000
Admissions - 718-488-1011

  • LIU Post

720 Northern Boulevard

Brookville, NY 11548
General Information - 516-299-2000
Admissions - 516-299-2900


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