1,106 reviews
  1. Garden City, NY
  2. 4 Year
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Adelphi University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$13,510/ year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.71 responses
Poll
55%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.113 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,490/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 151 responses
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  • UC burgers and wraps
    18%
  • Sandwiches
    15%
  • Off campus food
    15%
  • Deli
    13%
  • Grilled Cheese
    9%
  • Post Dining Hall Grill
    7%
  • Sushi
    7%
42%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.72 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
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 71 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    24%
  • 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%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    0%

Safety

Safety
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.77 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 58 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    50%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    45%
  • 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 60 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    38%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    52%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    7%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Baseball, Lacrosse
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Track and Field: X-Country, Bowling, Basketball, Softball, Swimming, Field Hockey, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Soccer, Lacrosse
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 103 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    38%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    47%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    11%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 72 responses
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  • Chalk Up
    18%
  • Welcome Back Week
    18%
  • Spring Concert
    17%
  • Commuter Appreciation Week
    13%
  • Hall Events
    13%
  • Study Abroad Fair
    10%
  • Soccer games
    7%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 71 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    4%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    14%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    20%
  • Parties? What parties?
    45%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 23 responses
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  • There is not necessarily a party event of the year
    35%
  • Halloween Party
    22%
  • Holiday Party
    22%
  • Formal
    17%
  • Midnight Madness
    4%
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