Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$41,435

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,437
Declined 3,892
Total Received 15,329
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Private

5,911

undergraduate students

3,163

graduate students

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School Facts

Adelphi University, founded in 1896, is a private, coeducational institution. It is known for being a dotoral research university, with focus on the 'Core Four' areas of learning: arts and humanities; STEM and social sciences; business and education professions; and health and wellness. Its main 75-acre campus is in Garden City on Long Island, just 23 miles from New York City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,074
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

75-acre, suburban campus in Garden City (population: 22,698), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY
11530

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
530
75th
630
25th
530
75th
27
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,437
Declined 3,892
Total Received 15,329

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • 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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,561

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,820
Room $10,990
Board $5,910
Additional fees $1,615
Books & supplies $1,020
Total $59,355
Average Financial Aid - $20,561
Total with Avg. Aid $38,794

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Financial Aid Office


P: 516 877-3080
F: 516 877-3380
financialservices@adelphi.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, basketball, dance, fencing, outdoor adventure, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, hip hop dance, kickball, melonball, paintball, soccer, softball, step team, tennis, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10, East Coast Conference (women's bowling)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Community Health and Preventive Medicine. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,074

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

5,911
students

Female
68%
4,034

Male
32%
1,877

35%

3,163
students

Female
71%
2,240

Male
29%
923

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

5,343
students

Female
69%
3,709

Male
31%
1,634

10%

568
students

Female
57%
325

Male
43%
243

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented China
India
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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