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Long Island University - 75 Years of Access and Excellence
 Facts in Brief 2005-2006


Long Island University

Providing access to the American dream
through excellence in higher education since 1926.

Celebrating 79 years of access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, Long Island University is a multicampus, diverse, doctoral institution of higher learning. One of the largest and most comprehensive universities in the country, it offers more than 600 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates more than 28,000 students on six campuses in Brooklyn, Brookville (C.W. Post), Southampton, Brentwood, Rockland and Westchester. The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care. The University’s Friends World Program offers a wide range of study abroad options in North America and at overseas locations. More than 650 full-time faculty members provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities. The accomplishments of more than 157,000 living alumni are a testament to the success of its mission — providing the highest level of education to people from all walks of life. The University’s NCAA Division I and II athletic teams, nationally renowned George Polk Awards in journalism, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and Long Island University Public Radio Network (WLIU-FM and WCWP-FM) provide enrichment for its students and the communities it serves. Student Enrollment, Credit and Non-credit
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