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Adelphi University
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  • 4 Year
  • GARDEN CITY, NY

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

ONE SOUTH AVE
GARDEN CITY, NY 11530
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference
From Adelphi University

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.

Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. It serves almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, as well as online. More than 116,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive.

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Adelphi University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1060-1250
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,130 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,447 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 95 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

Majors

B.S. in Health Sciences at Adelphi University

Prepare for a career in a growing and rewarding industry. Gain a broad understanding of a range of topics, from biological and social sciences to global public health and the humanities. Assess the risks and challenges facing the modern healthcare industry, while developing the skills necessary to take on a leadership role in a clinical healthcare setting.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    81%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,063 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
297
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 69 responses
  • A combo of your average student
    41%
  • Hardworking
    23%
  • Determined
    17%
  • Passionate/supportive
    12%
  • Passionate/Supportive and hardworking
    4%
  • weird
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
33%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 108 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 125 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 77 responses
  • Comfortable
    40%
  • Its okay
    17%
  • Amazing
    14%
  • Beautiful
    14%
  • Charismatic
    5%
  • Bustling
    3%
  • Home
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 54 responses

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