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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A-
About Adelphi University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference
Address
South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
From Adelphi University

Adelphi is a nationally ranked doctoral research university offering liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training.

Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes, hands-on learning, and innovative programs.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 national and international students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, next to New York City's cultural and internship opportunities.

More than 90,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive.

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
70%
SAT Range
1010-1210
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$28,095/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,516/ year
  • $30-48k
    $24,567/ year
  • $49-75k
    $30,041/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,353/ year
  • $110k+
    $31,962/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
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
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.80 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.80 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,742Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 57 responses
Report
  • A combo of your average student
    35%
  • Hardworking
    28%
  • Determined
    21%
  • Passionate/supportive
    12%
  • Passionate/Supportive and hardworking
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
39%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.93 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.110 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responses
Report
  • Comfortable
    40%
  • Beautiful
    18%
  • Amazing
    16%
  • Its okay
    15%
  • Charismatic
    5%
  • Bustling
    3%
  • Home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.54 responses
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Adelphi is a scam! The team in financial aid are horrible, This school is very expensive overall, so i don't understand why the lack of help & information provided for financial aid for freshman students is so vague. The school is completely boring on the weekends. The food selection is horrible. The school is very clique, so if you did not attend HS in a neighboring town most likely you will feel out of place. The obvious plus are the safety of the campus, the beautiful inviting campus, the modernized buildings, the school generally is a well respected school because its a school located in the heart of Long Island NY where you don't have to travel 3-4 hours away from NY to attend an Great University but overall, in my opinion is a great COMMUTERS SCHOOL!
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I really love Adelphi, and I really think this school fits me like a glove. I really excelled in academics, on campus involvement, and I really came out of my shell. I'm not a party person, but this school isn't known for its party scene (which I love). I have met so many different people, it's crazy. The campus is very safe, and the area surrounding it is beautiful. The food isn't the best, but you can't expect much from college food. Look into this college!
My first semester at Adelphi was not what I expected. It was a little hard to adjust and make new friends at first. Then my classmates started to talk to me so I opened up little by little. All my professors were very nice and they knew what they were teaching. Later in the semester, I joined the fencing club and went to some of the school performances. It was fun doing them and I'm going to become morr involved next semester. I learned in Adelphi some things I didn't knkw about myself and it really opened my eyes to all the new skills I've developed throughout a short period of time. Overall, my experience here was great!