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Tuition & Fees

$35,740

$35,740

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,762
Declined + 2,605
Total Received 9,367
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Private (nonprofit)

4,852

undergraduate students

2,404

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business Administration/management
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Codes

SAT 2003
ACT 2664

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
54%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
37%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
30-36
16%
24-29
43%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
55%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
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School Facts

Adelphi is a private, multipurpose university. Founded as a boys' preparatory school, it became a college in 1896 and gained university status in 1963. Its 75-acre campus is located in western Long Island, 20 miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,256
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Garden City, NY

75-acre, suburban campus in Garden City (population: 22,546), 20 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Huappuage, Hudson Valley, and Manhattan. Served by train; major airports serve New York City; bus serves Hempstead (five miles). School operates shuttles to public transportation. Public transportation serves campus.

Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
29%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 11% of male students
 
10 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
54%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
27%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
37%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
30-36
16%
24-29
43%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
34%
18-23
55%
12-17
9%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,762
Declined + 2,605
Total Received 9,367

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kristen Capezza
Executive Director
P: 516 877-3050
F: 516 877-3039
admissions@adelphi.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,420,381
State $4,614,847
Institutional $31,731,034
Other external $0
Total $42,766,262

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $16,146,971
Other external $901,236
Total $17,048,207

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10, East Coast Conference (women's bowling)
Mascot
Panther
School colors
brown and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Addiction Specialist
Adolescent Education
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Art History
Audiology
Bilingual Education/TESOL
Bilingual Social Work
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Childhood Education
Clinical Psychology
Communication Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Community Health Education
Computer Management Information Systems
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dance
Design/Technical Theatre
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Economics
Educational Leadership/Technology
Emergency Management
Emergency Services Administration
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
Fine Arts
Fitness Leadership
French
Graphic Arts
Health Education
Health Services Administration
History
Human Resource Management
Illustration
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts
Literacy
Literature
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing/E-Commerce
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mental Health/Counseling
Music
Music Education
Natural Science
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education Studies
Physical Education/Health Education
Physics
Political Studies
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Sport Management
Studio Art
Theatre
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Undergraduate

67%

4,852
students

Female
68%
3,320

Male
32%
1,532

Graduate

33%

2,404
students

Female
77%
1,857

Male
23%
547

undergraduateFull-time

90%

4,414
students

Female
69%
3,005

Male
31%
1,409

undergraduatePart-time

10%

438
students

Female
72%
315

Male
28%
123

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Leslie Roca
Associate Director of International Recruitment
516 877-3020
intladmissions@adelphi.edu

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