LIU Riverhead: Review & Facts

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LIU Riverhead is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 155 students enrolled. This college was established in 1926 and is one of the 2 schools located in Riverhead, New York.

LIU Riverhead is mentioned among Top Gay and Lesbian Friendly Colleges in the United States.

Academic Offerings

Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at LIU Riverhead.

LIU Riverhead follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Criminal Justice, Communication and Journalism, Computer Science, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other schools and colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at LIU Riverhead is very good - 6:1.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $33,700 per year. The additional fees at LIU Riverhead (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,800; this comes to a total of $35,500 per academic year.

Read the details about LIU Riverhead additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent data, 50 applications were submitted and 38 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at LIU Riverhead is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to LIU Riverhead and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (631) 287-8010 or check LIU Riverhead Website.

Opportunities and Services

LIU Riverhead provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at LIU Riverhead, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

At present there is no on-campus housing at LIU Riverhead.

Based on the college crime information, LIU Riverhead seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

LIU Riverhead Location and Maps

Post Address: LIU Riverhead, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd, Riverhead, New York 11901-3499, USA
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