Why Choose LIU Brooklyn?
LIU Brooklyn reflects the diversity that is America. People come here from all over the world to study and to exchange ideas. When you walk down our hallways, across our campus and through the surrounding neighborhoods, you will fully realize what living the “American dream” means. No matter what your nationality or cultural background, our doors are open, to ensure that you have the freedom to achieve your goals and objectives in an environment that promotes tolerance and respect for others.
What could be more American?
A Big City Atmosphere with a Small Town Feel
LIU Brooklyn is dedicated to the success of our students, offering a unique yet highly supportive learning environment located in the heart of the greatest city in the world. Students live together, learn together and grow together. Graduates keep their connections to the Campus and to the University, building long-lasting and rewarding relationships with their peers and with their professors.
Small Class Sizes & Academic Support
At LIU Brooklyn students are not just numbers. The 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows them to communicate and to interact with their peers and with faculty members. The Campus’ exceptional Honors program, world-renowned faculty, and professional academic advising and counseling programs provide students with the level of guidance and academic support needed to ensure success.
Student and Campus Life
Undergraduates participate in a variety of student-centered programs including: Student Government Association (SGA); Residence Hall Council; evening intramurals programs; Seawanhaka, the student newspaper; Sound, the yearbook; WLIU Radio and LIU-TV. Over 45 clubs and organizations are available to students including Alpha Lambda Delta and the National Freshman Honor Society, which is the only chapter in New York City.
Students who enroll at LIU Brooklyn also enjoy access to the new $45 million, 112,000 square-foot Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, which provides state-of-the-art athletic facilities for students and other members of the Campus community. It features tennis courts, a running track, an eight-lane swimming pool, a therapy pool, two weight rooms, an aerobic room and a 17,000 square-foot basketball arena. Our students also like to relax in the park-like setting of the newly landscaped courtyard surrounding the world-class Kumble Theater and the Humanities Art Gallery located in the center of the LIU Brooklyn campus. Other key facilities include our four-story library, various student lounges, the new Cyber Café, and the historic Luntey Commons, part of the former Brooklyn Paramount Theater.
Division I Athletic Programs
LIU Brooklyn boasts a nationally recognized Division I athletic program representing the NEC Conference. Male and female student-athletes are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of sports; the athletic program encompasses 18 teams. During the 2006-2007 athletic year, LIU Brooklyn claimed the women’s Northeast Conference Commissioner’s Cup. This sensational accomplishment included NEC championships in women’s volleyball, soccer, indoor and outdoor track, and softball.
students benefit from professional academic advisement, strong programs of study and a Career Services Office with a proven record of impressive placements at top corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Over 30,000 alumni in leadership positions who are networked across the nation, help to make this possible by lending their support as employers and as mentors. Many have pursued graduate-level study and have gone on to become physicians and health practitioners, lawyers, senior executives, journalists, government and political leaders, scientists, business professionals and, of course, teachers and professors.
The liberal arts foundation that is offered at LIU Brooklyn enables our students to acquire an education that promotes the art of living, while providing the skills necessary to make a living. Study abroad, cultural enrichment and research opportunities are integrated with practical classroom learning to create a truly well-rounded education.