Students walking through Long Island together


One World-Famous City, Two Different Experiences

Located in New York, LIU gives you the choice to live and study in thriving downtown Brooklyn or on our traditional Post campus out on Long Island.

Studying at LIU will allow you to achieve your career dreams while making the most of the amazing New York City lifestyle. New York is America’s biggest and most diverse city. There are more than 800 languages spoken here – with over a third of people living here born outside the U.S. In fact, LIU is in the top 10% of U.S. schools for racial-ethnic diversity (

LIU offers students the unique opportunity to choose between our urban campus in the heart of Brooklyn, New York City, or our traditional Post campus on the coast of Long Island. Finding your perfect student hometown will allow you to feel comfortable from the start and get the most from your studies. Whether you’d like to study by the beach, or soak up the buzz of the city, LIU can offer you the college experience of your dreams.

Why Choose Brooklyn?

NYC is one of the top business and cultural hubs of the world

2nd fastest growing tech hub in the nation

1 subway stop from Wall Street

Innovative, Urban Brooklyn

If you are after the definitive city student experience, you will love living and studying in Brooklyn’s fun, bustling neighborhood. Brooklyn is the second fastest growing tech hub in the U.S., followed closely by nearby Manhattan; it is known as a “Tech Triangle” and is home to some of the world’s leading companies. With all this, plus a multitude of theaters, restaurants and art, both locally and in Manhattan, you’ll find plenty to do in New York City.

Our Brooklyn campus is just one subway stop from Wall Street and within walking distance of the Barclays Center, world-class arts venues like the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and trendy boutiques, bars and restaurants. On campus, you can enjoy 11 beautifully landscaped acres – a perfect retreat after a busy day or evening in New York City. LIU Brooklyn was listed as the third-safest campus in the U.S. and the safest in New York City by the Daily Beast.

Benefits of choosing Brooklyn:

  • LIU Brooklyn has more than 80 student clubs, organizations, and athletic teams
  • Surrounding Brooklyn has 700+ Arts and Cultural institutions including the popular New York Transit Museum
  • Campus is just a 10-minute walk to the world-famous Barclays Center, which is home to the Brooklyn Nets NBA team, New York Islanders NHL team, and host to top artists like Beyoncé and Madonna
  • The Steinberg Wellness Center includes a swimming pool, gym, rooftop running track, tennis courts and a 2,500-seat sports arena

While studying at LIU Brooklyn, you will live with other students in one of our two residential halls. The Richard L. Conolly Hall building comprises 16 stories of standard, suite, and apartment living spaces for undergraduate or graduate students. Graduate students may also choose to live in apartments at our Fulton Street building.

To make life easier and allow you to concentrate on your studies, you can choose from several meal plan options in our various on-campus dining locations.

All residence areas offer:

  • free internet and cable
  • study lounges
  • recreation rooms
  • TV lounges
  • free laundry rooms
  • 24 hours/day security officer
  • dedicated professional and paraprofessional staff

All residential spaces come with:

  • extra-long twin sized bed
  • desk
  • desk chair
  • dresser
  • wardrobe unit/closet
  • air conditioning
  • personal digital safe

Why Choose Post?

Minutes from long island beaches

A short train ride to new york city

Historic 330-acre campus

Brooklyn campus

Stylish, Tranquil Post

If you are looking for a more traditional, relaxing study environment, that’s still close enough to the hustle and bustle of a major city, our LIU Post campus is for you. Post is located just five minutes from the beach and offers a tightly knit student community, with plenty of outdoor activities and a quieter lifestyle to allow you to focus on your degree. While living at Post you can learn a new skill, such as horseback riding or sailing, or just soak up the atmosphere at a popular vacation spot for New Yorkers. If you want some city buzz to compliment your beach life, New York City is only a short train ride away.

Benefits of choosing Post:

  • Only 22 miles from New York City
  • 8 student-run businesses, plus the Browse store, which is student-staffed
  • Located on the Gold Coast – a top vacation destination for many of New York's residents and the setting of the famed American novel, "The Great Gatsby"
  • State-of-the-art sports facilities which have been the home to 23 national championships, 6 Olympians, 68 professional draft picks

As a student living at LIU Post, you will be part of a thriving, international college community. Eight residence halls house more than 1,200 students, and are tailored to a student’s individual needs, from quiet study to semi-private suites. Living on campus, you can immerse yourself in college life, meeting new people from around the world and making friends for life.

To make life easier and allow you to concentrate on your studies, you can choose from several meal plan options in our various on-campus dining locations.

Every residence hall offers:

  • co-ed living, with males and females divided by floor or wing
  • shared bathrooms
  • lounges for relaxation or study
  • snack areas with vending machines and convection ovens
  • fully equipped laundry rooms
  • affordable housing rates
  • utilities and laundry included
Post campus

We Can’t Wait to Meet You at LIU

To join us at LIU, check out our easy-to-use online application form – with our team of friendly Student Enrollment Advisors here to help you every step of the way.