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IPEDS ID: 450766
OPE ID: 00275125
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LIU Riverhead
121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd., Riverhead, New York 11901-3499
General information:  (631) 287-8010
Website:  liu.edu/riverhead
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  151 (39 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  6 to 1
Admissionsliu.edu/Riverhead/Admissions
Apply Onlineliu.edu/Riverhead/Admissions/Apply
Financial Aidliu.edu/Riverhead/FinAid
Net Price Calculatorwebapps2.liu.edu/netpricecalc/Calculator.aspx?campus=P
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.liu.edu/CWPost/Admissions/Veterans
Disability Serviceswww.liu.edu/CWPost/StudentLife/Services/LSC/DSS
Mission Statement
  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.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty021
Instructional021
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average tuition and fees for academic year2016-2017
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$34,352
Fees$1,804
Graduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$28,272
Fees$1,804
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13692%$603,630$16,768
Pell grants1949%$69,423$3,654
Federal student loans2769%$245,606$9,097
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2014-2015, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment151
Undergraduate enrollment39
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment18
Graduate enrollment112
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 82%
Part-time: 18%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 26%
Female: 74%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 18%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 72%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 59%
25 and over: 41%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 20%
Part-time: 80%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 54%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 42%
Undergraduate application fee (2016-2017): $50
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2015-2016
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other6--
Category total6--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--0
Category total--0
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching1217-
Reading Teacher Education-0-
Secondary Education and Teaching-0-
Special Education and Teaching, General-9-
Category total1226-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-00
Homeland Security-15d8d
Category total-15d8d
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, Other--1
Category total--1
Grand total18419
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 0
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 1
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education11/15/2007 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2015 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201320142015
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible0
Rape00
Fondling00
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest00
Statutory rape00
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate5.9%5.9%9.5%
Number in default282290448
Number in repayment4,7474,9034,684
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)