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Campus-Related Questions

StudentsTo better ground yourself as to where the campus is located and what the student body is like, we have provided answers to some of the most frequently asked question we hear from prospective students. To learn more about the Campus, its location, mission and history, visit the About the Brooklyn Campus section of this website. It is chock full of practical information, yet it also provides a deeper understanding of what we are all about.

Where is LIU Brooklyn located and how can I get there?

LIU Brooklyn is conveniently located in Downtown Brooklyn, on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues. It is accessible by all public transportation. The Visiting the Campus section of this website provides directions to the campus as well as information regarding public transportation, plus a whole lot more!

Will it feel like I am attending college on a campus even though it is located in the heart of the city?

LIU Brooklyn is located on 11 beautifully landscaped acres. Though we enjoy all the benefits of an urban setting, we are self-contained, so you truly feel like you are on a college campus that features lovely gardens, fountains, historic buildings and state-of-the-art facilities. Students who live here, enjoy traditional campus life, while those who commute find our urban oasis a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city.

What public transportation services LIU Brooklyn?

Subway: LIU Brooklyn is served by all major subway lines. IRT: 4 or 5 train (Lexington Avenue Line) or 2 or 3 train (Seventh Avenue Line) to Nevins Street Station; BMT: B, M, Q, or R train to DeKalb Avenue Station; IND: A, C, or G train (Eighth Avenue Line) to Hoyt Schemerhorn Street Station. For subway information, visit:

Railroad: (Long Island Railroad) The Flatbush Avenue terminal of the Long Island Rail Road is 4 blocks from the Campus. For railroad information visit:

Bus: The Brooklyn Campus is accessible by MTA bus lines B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B52, B54 and B67. For bus information, visit:

What is the breakdown of the student body?

Undergraduate: 5,085; Graduate: 2,966; Non-Credit: 3,150

What is the student gender ratio?

29% male and 71% female

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What are the average class sizes?

Undergraduate: 20; Graduate: 14

From where do your students come?

Students commute from all over the New York metropolitan area. However, we are considered a global campus, meaning our students come from across the United States and from over 30 different countries.