Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus: School Overview

Long Island University is a 4-year, private school comprised of six campuses, including its original one in Brooklyn, New York. The Brooklyn campus offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in a number of fields, including political science, social work, art, psychology and biology.

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Overview of Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus

Long Island University was established in 1926 by the New York Board of Regents. Six departments make up the schools and colleges of Long Island University's Brooklyn campus. Their disciplines include liberal arts and sciences, pharmacy and health sciences, nursing, education and business. The Brooklyn location is among New York's most quickly growing and diverse campuses in the state.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

The Brooklyn Campus at Long Island University offers more than 200 certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree programs in multiple fields, such as business administration, computer science, modern languages, accounting, English, education and chemistry. Dual-degree programs are available to students interested in earning two degrees simultaneously; these options are limited to certain subjects.

Continuing Studies

Students interested in advancing their education or personal interests have many options at Long Island University - Brooklyn through the school's continuing studies school. The courses are frequently available during evenings and weekends, which allows working adults to balance their education with work. Some course topics include health careers, corporate training, legal studies, fine arts and ceramics.

Study Abroad Programs

Study abroad programs are offered through the university's global college, where enrolled students can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies. Students choose three regions of the world to focus on in places like China, Costa Rica, India and Australia. Individuals complete independent study and fieldwork abroad and develop cross-cultural skills. Students have the flexibility to study in two locations during their second and third years. During their fourth year, students return to Long Island University's Brooklyn campus to work on research projects and write theses based on their experiences.

School Contact Information

  • Address: 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone: (718) 488-1011
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