Adelphi University: Ranking & Review

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Garden City Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 498 1700
Top 10%

Adelphi University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate73%70%75%
Enrolled undergraduates1,131366765
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,9782,3755,603

1,309 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

246 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores766
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores289
Percent of students submitting ACT scores26%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Adelphi University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $56,358 $56,358
Off-campus $56,358 $56,358
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,500 and other expenses per full academic year.

Adelphi University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,329 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $35,430 $35,430
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,740 $1,740
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,080 $1,080
Tuition for Full-time graduates $39,157 $39,157
Fees for full-time graduates $1,335 $1,335
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,226 $1,226

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 406 184 13 603
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 198 147 345
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 45 268 1 314
Education 20 194 214
Psychology 69 58 20 147
Social Sciences 99 99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 71 27 98
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 65 8 73
Visual and Performing Arts 67 2 69
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 48 48
English Language and Literature & Letters 37 5 42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 37 2 39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 26 6 32
Mathematics and Statistics 20 20
Physical Sciences 20 20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 16
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 15 15
History 11 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 4 3 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total371,245902342,218

A total of 1,282 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Adelphi University.

At the master's and doctor's level 936 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate68%64%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

General info

Alternative namesAU
MottoVita Sine Litteris Mors Est
The Truth Shall Make Us Free
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,387
Instructional FTE577
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressSouth Ave
Garden City, New York, 11530-0701
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (516) 877 3545

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