5,266
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,500
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Adelphi University is a University institution located in Garden City, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Nexus Building, Room 110, 1 South Avenue
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
United States
Contact Ms. Stephanie Espina
Director of Freshman Admissions
Email: admissions@adelphi.edu
Phone: 516-877-3056
Fax: 516-877-3039

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education Related Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,851
Applied
8,666
Accepted
5,266
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

7,749
Females Applied
5,802
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,102
Males Applied
2,864
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Auditions/portfolios for performing and fine arts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 31st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 578 530 620
SAT Math 578 530 620
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,920
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Fees

1,740
Full-time student fees
16,030
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

21,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,250
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,181
Avg. Loan Aid
15,523
Avg. Grant Aid
17,300
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,266
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.54%
Black or African American 8.89%
White or Caucasian 50.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 10.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 2.16%
Other 6.8%

Gender

Male (31.58%)
Female (68.42%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Family Weekend/Midnight Madness, Spring-In Festival/Spike It Volleyball Tournament and Spring Concert

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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social fellowship
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, C. A. L. I. B. E. R. (Cause to Achieve Leadership, Intelligence, Brotherhood, Excellence, and Respect), Commuter Student Organization, Christian Fellowship and Circle K International

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,062
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 335
Part-time - 727
Male - 374
Female - 688