Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$38,660

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 9,649
Declined 3,357
Total Received 13,006
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Private

5,391

undergraduate students

2,758

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 8,149
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John F. Kennedy International

Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY
11530

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board
  • C. A. L. I. B. E. R. (Cause to Achieve Leadership, Intelligence, Brotherhood, Excellence, and Respect)
  • Commuter Student Organization
  • Christian Fellowship
  • Circle K International

Top Events

  • Family Weekend/Midnight Madness
  • Spring-In Festival/Spike It Volleyball Tournament
  • Spring Concert
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
37%
500-599
51%
400-499
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
53%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.52

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,649
Declined 3,357
Total Received 13,006

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,149

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

5,391
students

Female
68%
3,689

Male
32%
1,702

34%

2,758
students

Female
71%
1,964

Male
29%
794

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

5,056
students

Female
69%
3,477

Male
31%
1,579

7%

335
students

Female
64%
212

Male
36%
123

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
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

462

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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