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Why Choose LIU Riverhead?

Why Choose the LIU Riverhead CampusA WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS

If you are considering transferring to LIU Riverhead, you can feel confident about your educational future. Riverhead is one of six campuses of Long Island University, which serves more than 24,000 students throughout the New York metropolitan area and the world. Our upper-division undergraduate students transfer to our east-end location on Long Island from various two- and four-year colleges affording a seamless transfer of credits and an academic plan designed for their individual success.

Our credit acceptance policy is one of the most generous in the region. The University will accept up to 96 credits from a four-year school and 72 credits from a two-year school. You are sure to find our application process to be simple and efficient with the option to begin your studies during the spring summer and fall semesters enjoying flexible evening course schedules. Our admissions team will coordinate all the important services that you need, including credit evaluations, financial assistance and scholarship information, academic advisement and registration.

The LIU Riverhead community is committed to maintaining extraordinary and personal service while creating the foundation for success for each of our students.

EXCELLENT ACADEMICS AND SMALL CLASS SIZES

LIU Riverhead offers you a one-of-a-kind learning environment. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1 offering you access to small classes and personalized guidance and support from your professors. Your professors are experienced professionals dedicated to your academic success.

SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL AID

As a private institution, Long Island University is committed to making a quality education affordable for you and your family. Rarely do our students pay the full tuition for college study. You will have the opportunity to pursue generous scholarships which are awarded based on achievement and potential. Our students are eligible for financial aid, and distributed in scholarships, grants, work-study and loans to help cover tuition costs and expenses. You can be assured that our experienced financial aid counselors will work closely with you and your family to make sure you receive the highest amount of aid possible.

EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED

LIU Riverhead prides itself on its superb support network of academic resources and experienced advisors ready to help you succeed. They will ensure you will have access to everything you need to get the most of out of your college experience and stay on track toward graduation. Professional academic and career advisors as well as student and faculty mentors will help you receive a well-rounded liberal arts education and ensure you are positioned for success as you enter the workforce or graduate school after graduation.

CONVENIENT LOCATION

LIU Riverhead is the only private university serving Long Island’s east end. We are uniquely positioned to provide both the personal and friendly atmosphere of a small college with the educational resources of one of the nation’s largest independent universities. Our academic facilities are located on the grounds of Suffolk County Community College, serving local residents and facilitating the transfer process for the SCCC graduate who wants to pursue a four-year degree without leaving beautiful eastern Long Island.

PARTNERSHIP WITH SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

LIU Riverhead is a proud partner of Suffolk County Community College offering joint admission to associate degree students, academic counseling, a seamless transfer of up to 72 credits, and generous transfer scholarships.