74%

Acceptance Rate

$20,705

Avg.Financial Aid

002666

FAFSA Code

About Adelphi University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,146

Website

www.adelphi.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Adelphi University is a private not-for-profit university that found its genesis in the year 1896 as Adelphi Academy a private preparatory school in Brooklyn, New York. Since then the university has been home to more than 100,000 students who have since graduated and found fulfilling careers.  

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.

The university offers numerous programs and disciplines for the students to follow and imparting world-class education with the help of its numerous schools and colleges that include,

  • College of Arts and Sciences

  • College of Education and Health Sciences

  • College of Nursing and Public Health

  • College of Professional and Continuing Studies

  • General Studies Learning Community

  • Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

  • Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

  • School of Social Work

  • Honors College

  • Joint Degree Programs (with Other Universities)

University's acceptance rate is 74% which means the university gives the opportunity of enrollment to plenty of students every year so that they can pursue careers of their choice.

 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 8,146 including both full-time and part-time students.


Online Education at Adelphi University

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 that are flexible, convenient, also mirror the liveliness of a face to face classroom.


Reviews

  • The university is ranked among Top 150 'National Universities' by the U.S News & World Report.

  • The university is ranked 230th for the 'Best Online Bachelor’s Program' among 1200 programs. 

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

  • Security around campus ought to have improved.

  • The faculty is approachable.

Location & Contact

Address

South Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5168773000
Fax: 5168773000
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Rankings

As per USNews, the university ranks,

  • #166 in National Universities

  • #121 in Best Colleges for Veterans

  • #102 in Best Value Schools

  • #90 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

  • #43 in First-Year Experiences

     

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

74%

SAT Range

1080 - 1270

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admissions to Adelphi University

The university has an acceptance rate of 74% giving the applicants plenty of opportunities to get admission. 

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

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

  • Official high school transcripts.

  • A non-refundable application fee of $40. 
  • Candidates must submit copies of required SAT or ACT scores.

  • One or more letters of recommendation 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.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$28,406

Average Annual Cost

$37,000

Books And Supplies

$1,020

Other Fees

$1,740

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,670

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,000

Total One Year Cost

$58,430

The annual cost of attending Adelphi University for a full-time course is $37,000.

Expenses other than tuition include books and supplies costing about $1,020, Room and Boarding at $15,670, and other expenses for both the states are approx. $3,000. Additionally, other fee cost close to $1,740

 It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that the students can strategically plan their expenses.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$129

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

375 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

77 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

71 Graduates

Psychology, General

69 Graduates

Biology, General

61 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

60 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

49 Graduates

Social Work

45 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

40 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

39 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

38 Graduates

Marketing

37 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

31 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

26 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

24 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

23 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

23 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

21 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Physics

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

8 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

8 Graduates

Dance

8 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

8 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

International/Global Studies

7 Graduates

Anthropology

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Homeland Security

3 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,391

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

7% Unknown

9% Black

17% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

89%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,865 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 36% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

36%

Undergrads in College Housing

23%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,460/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,520/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,520/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panther

School Colors

brown and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

196

Total Female Athletes

178

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$20,125

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$209 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,705

Students Receiving Federal Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,092

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,960

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,028

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$24,799

$30K - $48K

$22,749

$48K - $75K

$20,000

$75K - $110K

$18,246

> $110K

$16,408

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,785,020

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,379,703

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.

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