LIU Brooklyn

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,038
2% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$26,771
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.9%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
6,982
73.5% Full-Time

About

LIU Brooklyn is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2017, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at LIU Brooklyn were Registered Nursing (246 degrees awarded), Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, & Administration (147 degrees), and Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (131 degrees).

In 2017, 2,411 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Brooklyn. 69% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (644 degrees), 1.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (619 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at LIU Brooklyn is $35,038, which is $11,042 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2017, the median undergraduate tuition at LIU Brooklyn is $35,038

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,771.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students attending LIU Brooklyn received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,038
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at LIU Brooklyn was $35,038.

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Average Net Price

$26,771
2017 Value
3.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 LIU Brooklyn had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,771. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of LIU Brooklyn grew by 3.16%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at LIU Brooklyn received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.55% with respect to 2016, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.9%
2019 Default Rate
63
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at LIU Brooklyn was 1.9%, which represents 63 out of the 3317 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

LIU Brooklyn had a total enrollment of 6,982 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at LIU Brooklyn is 5,133 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,849. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at LIU Brooklyn are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at LIU Brooklyn, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.9% White, 22.1% Black or African American, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.272% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at LIU Brooklyn in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.4%) and Asian Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (12.4%) and White Male (8.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at LIU Brooklyn in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,982 students. The full-time enrollment at LIU Brooklyn is 5,133 and the part-time enrollment is 1,849. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at LIU Brooklyn are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at LIU Brooklyn was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), LIU Brooklyn had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    1,597 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,543 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    990 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at LIU Brooklyn is 22.9% White, 22.1% Black or African American, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.272% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,233 students (17.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 917 more women than men received degrees from LIU Brooklyn. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at LIU Brooklyn is white (644 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (619 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at LIU Brooklyn is Registered Nursing (246 degrees awarded), followed by Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, & Administration (147 degrees) and Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (131 degrees).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at LIU Brooklyn, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (150 degrees awarded), Health (1,203 degrees), and Education (381 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn in 2017 are Public Administration and Social Service (150 degrees awarded), Health (1,203 degrees), Education (381 degrees), Biology (142 degrees), and Communication Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn are Public Administration and Social Service (150 degrees awarded), Health (1,203 degrees), Education (381 degrees), Biology (142 degrees), and Communication Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at LIU Brooklyn are Public Administration and Social Service (150 degrees awarded), Health (1,203 degrees), Education (381 degrees), Biology (142 degrees), and Communication Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by LIU Brooklyn.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 235 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded
  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common masters degree concentration at LIU Brooklyn was General Special Education & Teaching with 235 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

747
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
1,664
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 747 degrees were awarded to men at LIU Brooklyn, which is 0.449 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,664).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 77 degrees were awarded to men at LIU Brooklyn in General Special Education & Teaching, which is 0.487 times less than the 158 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 232 degrees were awarded to men at LIU Brooklyn in Registered Nursing, which is 6.11 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at LIU Brooklyn is Female and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    644 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    619 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    303 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at LIU Brooklyn is white (644 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (619 degrees).

11.5% of degree recipients (277 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. Black or African American Female
    460 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    433 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    230 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at LIU Brooklyn is black or african american female (460 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (433 degrees).

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Operations

LIU Brooklyn employs 107 Associate professors, 86 Assistant professors and 77 Professors. Most academics at LIU Brooklyn are Female Associate professor (61), Female Assistant professor (53), and Male Professor (48).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at LIU Brooklyn are: Management, with 167 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 91 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.82M - Federal
  2. $5.01M - State
  3. $378k - Local

As of 2017, LIU Brooklyn received $4.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.01M from state grants and contracts, and $378k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$79.5M
2017 Salaries
7.16%
decline from 2016

In 2017, LIU Brooklyn paid a median of $79.5M in salaries, a 7.16% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28.1M
Instructional Salaries
273
Number of Employees

In 2017, LIU Brooklyn paid a total of $28.1M to 273 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
107 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
167 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at LIU Brooklyn were Associate professor with 107 employees, Assistant professor with 86 employees, and Professor with 77 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at LIU Brooklyn were Management with 167 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 91 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at LIU Brooklyn was Female Associate professor with 61 employees, Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, and Male Professor with 48 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at LIU Brooklyn.

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