Long Island University

Long Island University, main campus at Brooklyn, N.Y.; coeducational; chartered 1926, opened 1927. It also includes C. W. Post College (est. 1954) at Brookville, Long Island, a campus at Southampton, Long Island (1963), and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (chartered 1886) at Brooklyn. Research facilities include the Center for Business Research at C. W. Post and the Marine Station at Southampton. The Southampton campus is also the headquarters of Friends World Program (1965), with eight campuses around the world.

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