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Tuition and Fees

The tuition, fees, health insurance and other miscellaneous fee schedules listed below are at the prevailing rates for the 2013-2014 academic year. The University reserves the right to change the fees herein stated at any time without notice.

Tuition per credit (subject to change) $1130
Tuition for 14-Credit DI Certificate of Advanced Studies $15,820
University Fee (per semester) $425
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership $50
Books and Supplies (estimate) $300
Lab Coat/Name Tag (estimate) $50
Liability Insurance (estimate) $25
Background Check (required by some facilities) $125

Campus Health Insurance*


*All international students, clinical students, residential students, and intercollegiate athletes are automatically enrolled in the Aetna Health Plan but can waive participation online if they have comparable coverage under a family plan or other policy All remaining students are not automatically enrolled but eligible to purchase the same Plan on a voluntary basis for the entire policy year. Health insurance usually covers physical examinations with a copay or a deductible expense.

Financial Assistance

LIU Post's Financial Assistance Office, located on the first floor of Kumble Hall, provides assistance for students who need loans, grants and work-study to pay for tuition and other college expenses. It also provides one-on-one financial aid counseling and information about obtaining scholarships and other financial assistance. To apply for financial aid, you must annually file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on line at The FAFSA is processed and a Student Aid Report (SAR) is generated and mailed or e-mailed to the student. New York State residents should also file the Tuition Assistance (TAP) Application, which can be accessed at the completion of the online FAFSA application or by going to More information on financial aid can be obtained from the LIU Post Student Handbook.