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
  • LIU Brooklyn is ranked as the nation’s Best School for Health Professional Majors by
  • LIU Brooklyn is ranked as one of the Top 50 Colleges in the Northeast for Salary Potential by
  • LIU Brooklyn’s Speech-Language Pathology Program is ranked eighth in the nation by
  • LIU Brooklyn has been named to’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


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

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:


Long Island University

The Ph.D. Program and the Department of Psychology are located on the 8th floor of the Humanities Building on the Brooklyn campus in a suite of offices, conference rooms ... [+]


“Doctoral students and faculty at LIU Brooklyn campus are hard at work in their research, clinical experiences, and academic coursework, but you won’t hear frantic footsteps and harried voices when you approach the Psychology Department on the 8th floor. Walking through the light wooden doors of the LIU Clinical Psychology program, you are greeted by modern glass-walled rooms, soft lights, and students gathered cozily on couches in thoughtful and engaged conversation. It’s the things that you may overlook on first glance - a faculty’s hand on a student’s shoulder offering advice on the research design of a study; a second-year student peering over the stats book of a first-year student explaining a data set; a friendly joke and nudge passed between professor and graduate assistant as they exchange morning greetings. As a graduate student in the LIU community, these supportive relationships distinguish the program in poignant ways. The pressures of competition amongst peers are nonexistent; instead, an atmosphere is born of common goals, collaborative work, and nurturance, as students and faculty alike push themselves towards excellence as scholars and clinicians.” – a doctoral student... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
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