About Adelphi University
On Campus Housing
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
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.
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.
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
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.