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Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency

1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
P: +1 631-451-6563

Education and Workforce Partnership Efforts

Long Island colleges and universities are sites of innovation, springboards for entrepreneurship and linkages to new off-site training for displaced and underemployed workers.

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Colleges and Universities

Brookhaven is home to one of the most prestigious universities providing top-notch education the is internationally recognized for providing academic excellence.  Stony Brook university has been ranked 5th as one of the top universities by US News Ranking.  Within the last 10 years, Stony Brook acquired the 110 acre campus of Southampton College, 246 acres of property in St. James that was developed into what is now known as the Stony Brook Research and Technology Park.  Part of the that, is a 100,000  square foot Center for Excellence in Wireless Information (CEWIT).  CEWIT is a next-generation research and education facility, emphasizing on health care systems, transportation and logistics, financial services and mobile commerce systems.

Data Name Value Percent
Enrollments (ages 3+)
K - 12th grade 255,165 17.56%
College, Undergrad. 81,368 5.60%
Grad. or Prof. School 20,984 1.44%
Enrollments (ages 18 to 24)
Enrolled in College or Grad. School 67,345 48.51%
Attainment (ages 18 to 24)
Less than 9th Grade 2,192 1.58%
9th - 12th Grade With No Diploma 12,588 9.07%
High School Diploma 38,902 28.02%
Some College or Associate's Degree 62,567 45.07%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 22,570 16.26%
Attainment (ages 25+)
Less than 9th Grade 47,657 4.65%
9th - 12th Grade With No Diploma 54,757 5.34%
High School Diploma 295,808 28.86%
Some College or Associate's Degree 274,242 26.76%
Bachelor's Degree 192,708 18.80%
Graduate or Professional Degree 159,688 15.58%
Percentage, High School Graduate or Higher   90.01%
Percentage, Bachelor's Degree or Higher   34.38%
Type Count
Public Schools 346
Primary 212
Name Count
Amagansett Union Free School District 1
Amityville Union Free School District 2
Babylon Union Free School District 2
Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District 3
Bay Shore Union Free School District 5
Brentwood Union Free School District 11
Brookhaven-Comsewogue Union Free School District 4
Center Moriches Union Free School District 1
Central Islip Union Free School District 5
Child Development Center Of The Hamptons Charter School 1
Cold Spring Harbor Central School District 2
Commack Union Free School District 6
Connetquot Central School District 8
Copiague Union Free School District 4
Deer Park Union Free School District 3
East Hampton Union Free School District 1
East Islip Union Free School District 4
East Moriches Union Free School District 1
Eastport-South Manor Csd 3
East Quogue Union Free School District 1
Elwood Union Free School District 2
Farmingdale Union Free School District 1
Fire Island Union Free School District 1
Greenport Union Free School District 1
Half Hollow Hills Central School District 7
Hampton Bays Union Free School District 1
Harborfields Central School District 2
Hauppauge Union Free School District 3
Huntington Union Free School District 5
Islip Union Free School District 3
Kings Park Central School District 2
Lindenhurst Union Free School District 6
Longwood Central School District 4
Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District 1
Middle Country Central School District 9
Miller Place Union Free School District 2
Montauk Union Free School District 1
Mount Sinai Union Free School District 1
New Suffolk Common School District 1
North Babylon Union Free School District 5
Northport-East Northport Union Free School District 6
Oysterponds Union Free School District 1
Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District 7
Port Jefferson Union Free School District 1
Quogue Union Free School District 1
Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District 1
Riverhead Central School District 4
Riverhead Charter School 1
Rocky Point Union Free School District 2
Sachem Central School District 12
Sagaponack Common School District 1
Sag Harbor Union Free School District 1
Sayville Union Free School District 3
Shoreham-Wading River Central School District 3
Smithtown Central School District 8
Southampton Union Free School District 1
South Country Central School District 3
South Huntington Union Free School District 4
Southold Union Free School District 1
Springs Union Free School District 1
Three Village Central School District 5
Tuckahoe Common School District 1
Wainscott Common School District 1
West Babylon Union Free School District 5
Westhampton Beach Union Free School District 1
West Islip Union Free School District 4
William Floyd Union Free School District 5
Wyandanch Union Free School District 2
Middle 66
Name Count
Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District 1
Bay Shore Union Free School District 1
Brentwood Union Free School District 4
Brookhaven-Comsewogue Union Free School District 1
Center Moriches Union Free School District 1
Central Islip Union Free School District 2
Commack Union Free School District 1
Connetquot Central School District 2
Copiague Union Free School District 1
Deer Park Union Free School District 1
East Hampton Union Free School District 1
East Islip Union Free School District 1
East Moriches Union Free School District 1
Elwood Union Free School District 1
Half Hollow Hills Central School District 2
Hampton Bays Union Free School District 1
Harborfields Central School District 1
Hauppauge Union Free School District 1
Huntington Union Free School District 2
Islip Union Free School District 1
Kings Park Central School District 2
Lindenhurst Union Free School District 1
Longwood Central School District 2
Miller Place Union Free School District 1
Mount Sinai Union Free School District 1
North Babylon Union Free School District 1
Northport-East Northport Union Free School District 2
Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District 3
Port Jefferson Union Free School District 1
Riverhead Central School District 2
Rocky Point Union Free School District 1
Sachem Central School District 4
Sayville Union Free School District 1
Shoreham-Wading River Central School District 1
Smithtown Central School District 3
South Country Central School District 2
South Huntington Union Free School District 2
Three Village Central School District 2
West Babylon Union Free School District 1
Westhampton Beach Union Free School District 1
West Islip Union Free School District 2
William Floyd Union Free School District 2
Wyandanch Union Free School District 1
High 55
Name Count
Amityville Union Free School District 1
Babylon Union Free School District 1
Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District 1
Bay Shore Union Free School District 1
Brentwood Union Free School District 1
Brookhaven-Comsewogue Union Free School District 1
Center Moriches Union Free School District 1
Central Islip Union Free School District 1
Cold Spring Harbor Central School District 1
Commack Union Free School District 1
Connetquot Central School District 1
Copiague Union Free School District 1
Deer Park Union Free School District 1
East Hampton Union Free School District 1
East Islip Union Free School District 1
Eastport-South Manor Csd 1
Elwood Union Free School District 1
Greenport Union Free School District 1
Half Hollow Hills Central School District 2
Hampton Bays Union Free School District 1
Harborfields Central School District 1
Hauppauge Union Free School District 1
Huntington Union Free School District 1
Islip Union Free School District 1
Kings Park Central School District 1
Lindenhurst Union Free School District 1
Longwood Central School District 1
Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District 1
Middle Country Central School District 2
Miller Place Union Free School District 1
Mount Sinai Union Free School District 1
North Babylon Union Free School District 1
Northport-East Northport Union Free School District 1
Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District 1
Port Jefferson Union Free School District 1
Riverhead Central School District 1
Rocky Point Union Free School District 1
Sachem Central School District 2
Sayville Union Free School District 1
Shoreham-Wading River Central School District 1
Smithtown Central School District 2
Southampton Union Free School District 1
South Country Central School District 1
South Huntington Union Free School District 1
Southold Union Free School District 1
Three Village Central School District 1
West Babylon Union Free School District 1
Westhampton Beach Union Free School District 1
West Islip Union Free School District 1
William Floyd Union Free School District 1
Wyandanch Union Free School District 1
Other 13
Name Count
Amityville Union Free School District 1
Brentwood Union Free School District 1
Bridgehampton Union Free School District 1
Fishers Island Union Free School District 1
Little Flower Union Free School District 1
Middle Country Central School District 3
Sag Harbor Union Free School District 1
Shelter Island Union Free School District 1
Southampton Union Free School District 1
Suffolk 1 Boces 1
Suffolk 2 Boces 1
Not Specified 0
Private Schools 60
Elementary 38
Name Count
Catholic 16
Nonsectarian 15
Other religion 7
Secondary 6
Name Count
Catholic 3
Nonsectarian 2
Other religion 1
Combined 16
Name Count
Nonsectarian 10
Other religion 6
College & University Enrollments

An institution could report no enrollments, particularly if it just opened and is now accepting students for a future academic period.

  Type Ugrad Grad Total
Four-Year Universities
Dowling College Private 1,675 1,270 2,945
Farmingdale State College Public 11,381 0 11,381
Five Towns College Private 775 39 814
LIU Brentwood Private 19 261 280
LIU Riverhead Private 41 183 224
Stony Brook University Public 19,008 9,703 28,711
Community Colleges
Suffolk County Community College Public 33,644 0 33,644
Western Suffolk BOCES Public 448 0 448
Vocational / Technical Colleges
Branford Hall Career Institute-Amityville Private 485 0 485
Branford Hall Career Institute-Bohemia Campus Private 1,020 0 1,020
Eastern Suffolk BOCES Public 14 0 14
Eastern Suffolk BOCES Public 468 0 468
Eastern Suffolk BOCES Public 5 0 5
Electrical Training Center Private 313 0 313
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Private 130 0 130
Long Island Beauty School-Hauppauge Private 378 0 378
New York Institute of Beauty Private 207 0 207
SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown Private 401 0 401
Degrees By Major

Awards are listed if that field of study is available. There may be zeroes if no one graduated with an award in that field. But it is useful to know that study option exists.

  Assoc BA/BS MA/MS PhD Dr
Awards By Major

Awards are listed if that field of study is available. There may be zeroes if no one graduated with an award in that field. But it is useful to know that study option exists.

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