• Address: South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701

  • Phone Number: (516) 877-3000

  • Website: http://www.adelphi.edu/

About

Adelphi University is a private not-for-profit university established in the year 1896 as Adelphi Academy. The university campus is located in a suburban region of New York on a land of 75 acres. It was the first private, coeducational institution of higher education in Long Island. In the year 2006, the university was recognized as a 'Best Buy' in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

  • Adelphi University acceptance rate is 70% which means, 70 students, get admitted into the university per 100 students who apply.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • The total graduation rate is 68% with the retention rate of 83% for full-time and 29% for part-time students.

  • The student population is 7,687 which includes 6,008 full-time and 1,679 part-time students.

  • The university address is 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701, USA.

  • Adelphi University is regionally accreditated. The accreditation standards were set by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).


Adelphi University Online

The university has been providing on campus and online programs for more than 45 years. As many students are dedicated to learning but need a flexible education system to balance the busy lives, the university provides online programs which are flexible, convenient, also mirror the liveliness of a face to face classroom.

Adelphi University e-campus portal allows students, staffs, and faculties to access the information from the university. 

Adelphi University login page can be used by the existing students in order to access the library, track the attendance, and submit the assignments. Students need unique email IDs in order to access the student portal and get a virtual classroom experience. 


Adelphi University Schools and Colleges

College of Arts And Sciences Robert B. Willumstad School Of Business
College Of Nursing And Public Health Ruth S. Ammon School Of Education
Gordon F. Derner School Of Psychology School Of Social Work

Adelphi University Ranking and Reviews

  •  The university is ranked among Top 150 'National Universities' by the U.S News & World Report.
  • The university is ranked 230th for 'Best Online Bachelor’s Program' among 1200 programs. 

  • Students state that they learn a lot the university and the chances for the job is very high.

  • Security around campus ought to have improved.

  • The faculty is approachable.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Garden City, New York

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002666

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.adelphi.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 83 % Part Time: 29 %
Total Population 7,687
Student Population Full Time: 6,008 Part Time: 1,679
Gender Division Male: 29 % Female: 71 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 60 %

The College Monk

Female: 72 %

Total Graduation Rate: 68 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Adelphi University offers 13 online programs across 5 Majors

Health Science

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 6 programs accross 3 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Fine Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Adelphi University Acceptance Rate is 70%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $40
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 11,863
Total Applicants Admitted 8,339
Applicants Enrolled 1,226
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,215
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 11
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Adelphi University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 873
Number of students submitting ACT scores 283
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 71%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 23%
SAT Math 550 average 500 - 600 range
SAT Critical Reading 565 average 510 - 620 range
SAT Writing 560 average 500 - 620 range
ACT Composite 22 average 19 - 25 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Adelphi University Admission Process

Admissions to Adelphi University

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

  • Completion of the application form via university's online portal/common application.

  • Official high school transcripts.

  • Candidates must submit copies of required SAT or ACT scores.

  • One or more letter of recommendations and a resume.


Admission Requirements for Graduate Programs

  • Completed application form.

  • A baccalaureate/bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions attended.

  • 2-3 letters of recommendation and a resume.

  • An essay with 500 words.


Note

  • International applicants must have completed a four-year bachelor's degree.

  • International applicants must submit official TOEFL/IELTS scores.

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

To support students with their educational expenses, the university provides financial aid programs in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. 

More than 92% of the students of this university receive some or the other financial aid. The university has funding of $67 million dollars every year for financial aids. The students are asked to apply for FAFSA form. Adelphi University federal school code is 002666.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and Direct Unsubsidized Loans.

  • The Institutional Aids are Freshman Merit Awards, Adelphi University Academic Talent Combination Awards, Honors College Scholarship, Adelphi University Math And Science Initiative Award, Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Award, Adelphi University Tau Sigma Award and many more.

  • State Aid provided includes New York State Tuition Assistance Program Grant (TAP), New York State Part-time Tuition Assistance Program, New York State Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS), New York State Excelsior Program and more.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,864 Undergraduate. U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. October 1st, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,886 Undergraduate. U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. October 1st, 2018
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $4,864 Parent should be in the U.S. Army. U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. October 1st, 2018
Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant $1,886 American Indian or Alaska native. October 1st, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies Need of Financial support. U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,900 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $16,236 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $5,900 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
New York State Tuition Assistance Program Grant (TAP) $3,089 U.S. resident or non native permanent resident. Full-time student. Varies
New York State Part-time Tuition Assistance Program $3,089 12 credits or more in consecutive 2 semesters Varies
New York State Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) $1,000 U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. Not have used TAP. October 15th, 2018
New York State Excelsior Program $3,000 Maintain a minimum GPA Complete 30 credits per year Graduate in four years Varies

Data Source: http://www.adelphi.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Adelphi Enhanced Assistance Grant $3,000 Total family income should be $ 60000-$125000. Eligible full-time undergraduate students Varies
Adelphi University Panther Grant Varies CGPA to be 2.0. Newly admitted full-time undergraduates. Varies
Adelphi University Financial Grant Varies Need to demonstrate financial issues. CGPA to be 2.0. Varies
Adelphi University Athletic Grants Varies exceptional ability in athletics. October 1st, 2018
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Fred Breithut FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Scholarships Varies CGPA to be 3.0. Full-time study. January 1st, 2019
Panther Academic Success Scholarship Varies Undergraduate students Completed at least 30 credits at Adelphi Varies
Restricted Awards (Donor Awards) Varies Restrictions established by the donor June 30th, 2019
Alumni Award $1,000 Children or grandchildren of Adelphi alumni June 30th, 2019
Adelphi University Graduate Recognition Scholarship $2,500 High achieving graduate students Fully admitted into an eligible program Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 Varies

Data Source: http://www.adelphi.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $18,551 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: http://www.adelphi.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $25,516
$30,001 - $48,000 $24,567
$48,001 - $75,000 $30,041
$75,001 - $110,000 $31,353
Over $110,000 $31,962

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 31% $4,187
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 92% $19,487
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 30% $5,236
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 90% $16,833
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $8,907
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 58% $6,149
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 28,095
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 62 $18,099
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 43 $18,535
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 19 $17,112

Data Source: http://www.adelphi.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university provides an extensive range of books and other materials to support students to succeed in their academics and to enhance the research.

The university library contains university archives and special collections, 500,000 volumes, 13,000 audiovisual materials, 300,000 microforms, 90,000 electronic journal titles, 240 electronic databases, and more than 100 computer workstations. 

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