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Adelphi University
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  • 4 Year
  • GARDEN CITY, NY

Adelphi University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
24%
Undergrads in College Housing
23%
Average Housing Cost
$11,260 / year
Poll
39%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 364 responses
Poll
54%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 121 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,080 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 153 responses
  • UC burgers and wraps
    18%
  • Sandwiches
    16%
  • Off campus food
    15%
  • Deli
    13%
  • Grilled Cheese
    9%
  • Post Dining Hall Grill
    7%
  • Sushi
    7%
41%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 109 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 73 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    25%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    58%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    18%

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Safety

Safety
grade A
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
100%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 79 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 60 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    52%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    43%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    3%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 62 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    40%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    50%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 140 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    36%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    48%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    12%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Bowling, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Chalk Up
    19%
  • Welcome Back Week
    19%
  • Spring Concert
    16%
  • Commuter Appreciation Week
    12%
  • Hall Events
    12%
  • Study Abroad Fair
    9%
  • Soccer games
    7%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 108 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    13%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    22%
  • Parties? What parties?
    41%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 60 responses
  • There is not necessarily a party event of the year
    40%
  • Formal
    10%
  • Halloween Party
    10%
  • Holiday Party
    10%
  • Midnight Madness
    7%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • people here sucks
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
7%
Women in Sororities
11%
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 123 responses

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