Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus (LIU)

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Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus can be found in Brooklyn, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 9,500 students are enrolled at LIU.

Most of the students getting into LIU earned an SAT score within the range of 1190 to 1540, or got accepted with an ACT score between 17 to 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the LIU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.18. LIU has an acceptance rate of 87 percent with 18 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at liu.edu.

Overall LIU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

86.9%

The overall acceptance rate for Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus was reported as 86.9% in Fall 2013 with over 5,700 college applications submitted to LIU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LIU SAT Scores: 1190 - 1540
  • LIU ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • LIU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LIU has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.7%
  • 2010-2011: 72.1%
  • 2011-2012: 84.1%
  • 2012-2013: 83.0%
  • 2013-2014: 86.9%
  • Projected LIU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 81.7%

How Does LIU Compare?

86.9%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for LIU is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%
St. Francis College64.3%
Saint Joseph's College-New York75.4%
Pratt Institute-Main55.7%
CUNY Medgar Evers College91.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants5,69532.5%67.5%
Admitted4,94931.8%68.2%
Enrolled87936.7%63.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LIU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading400 - 500
Math400 - 540
Writing390 - 500
Total Score1190 - 1540
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 24
Composite Score17 - 22
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