627
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Adelphi University / School of Social Work is located in Garden City, NY, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Social welfare

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 268
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Field internships
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

597
Applied
407
Accepted
240
Enrolled
68%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, paid or volunteer work experience, 3 letters of recommendation, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW with minimum GPA of 3.3, 3 years of post-MSW work experience, 3 letters of reference, 3 examples of professional writing
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

627
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.66%
Black or African American 28.39%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.07%
Unknown 2.23%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

119
Total faculty
Full-time (26)
Part-time (93)
Male (34)
Female (85)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Services for rape victims, immigrant research methods, remarriage and step families, social health indicators
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One South Avenue
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Safyer
Dean
Email: asafyer@adelphi.edu
Phone: 516-877-4354