48 months
37926 USD/year
37926 USD/year
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The Department of Nursing offers the B.S. in Nursing at the Long Island University (LIU) exclusively for Registered Nurses. This upper-division program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, prepares nurses to assume advanced clinical and management positions in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, home-health programs and public health agencies.


Key facts

Nursing courses, which are taught by professors who serve as both educators and mentors, include content related to professional issues, theory, research, management theory, human growth and development, communication, pathophysiology, health assessment and family and community nursing. Students are also required to take liberal arts and sciences courses and other courses related to their major.

Courses are offered on flexible day and evening schedules to meet the needs of the working nurse. 

The B.S. in Nursing at the Long Island University (LIU)  courses build on the knowledge and experience that registered nurses already possess as graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs. LIU Post offers a wide range of courses in liberal arts and sciences to enhance and broaden your nursing expertise. Classes with your peers in an atmosphere of respect for the needs of the adult learner make returning to school a positive experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Philosophical and Conceptual Basis of Nursing
  • Issues in Professional Nursing
  • Nursing Research
  • Nursing Research Proposal
  • Health and the Human Life Cycle
  • Health Assessment
  • Health Assessment Lab
  • Family Health Nursing Theory
  • Family Health Nursing Clinical
  • Family Health Nursing Seminar
  • Community Health Nursing Theory
  • Community Health Nursing Practice
  • Community Health Nursing Seminar
  • Management Theory and Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions.  As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for admission to LIU Post as nursing majors are required to possess:

1. a New York State Registered Nurse license

2. an Associate Degree or Diploma in nursing

3. a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.0

4. International students are also required to achieve a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 90 Internet-based (a minimum listening score of 22 is also required); 225 Computer-based; or 563 Paper-based. IELTS of 7.0 or above is also acceptable.

Applicants who have taken but have not received notification of having passed the NCLEX exam may be admitted to LIU Post as limited matriculants.

Tuition Fee

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    37926 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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