Why Choose LIU Post Honors College?
Simply put, we are distinguished by our leadership and our commitment to academic excellence. Under the directorship of Joan Digby, Ph.D.—author of Honors Programs & Colleges, the official guide of The National Collegiate Honors Council—the LIU Post Honors College welcomes students across all majors to engage our curriculum of academic innovation and forward-thinking learning.
As an honors student, you will experience numerous unique opportunities beyond the scope of the typical college student, including:
- Small, seminar-style classes and mentorships with LIU Post’s most distinguished faculty give LIU Post Honors College students opportunities to co-author published papers or present original research at national academic conferences.
- LIU Post’s proximity to New York City provides students access to global business leaders and top internship prospects, distinguishing them as exceptional graduate program and career candidates.
- The LIU Post Honors College Merit Fellowship Program supplements in-class studies with off-campus enrichment experiences at cultural institutions such as the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan’s fashion-forward 5th Avenue, concerts, and more.
- Immerse yourself in week-long experiential programs through National Collegiate Honors Council’s “Partners in the Parks Program” that brings students to the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, the Everglades and other high-profile natural sites.
- Visit key cultural destinations throughout New York City and Long Island, such as museums, art galleries, and other educational landmarks.
- Four LIU Post professors received J. William Fulbright scholarships to teach and conduct research abroad in 2014. LIU Post is the only master’s institution on Long Island—and one of only nine in the nation—to have four professors in the elite program.
- Attend national and regional conferences to present your research to peers and industry professionals.
- Study inside an historic Tudor mansion that is the central hub of LIU Post's honors programs.
- Enhance your international perspective through LIU Global and visit Costa Rica, China, Spain, Australia, and other corners of the world.
- Graduate with honors distinction and set yourself apart in the eyes of future employers and colleagues.