Adelphi University Rankings

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In the World#1347 of 14178
In North America#413 of 2629
In the United States#374 of 2528
In New York State#32 of 221
In Garden City#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$28,130 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
5,360
Graduates
2,631
Male:Female Ratio
30:70
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Adelphi University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%69%77%
Applicants13,9194,7019,218
Admissions10,3423,2447,098
Freshmen enrolled full time1,124341783
Freshmen enrolled part time817

1,450 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

236 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
943 or 84%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Adelphi University are 1060-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
212 or 19%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Adelphi University are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3743 (47%)
Hispanic1282 (16%)
Black or African American835 (10%)
Asian748 (9%)
Nonresident Alien657 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown497 (6%)
Two or more races209 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,130/year
Average aid awarded
$22,447
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$25,138
$30-48K$24,344
$48-75K$28,347
$75-110K$28,237
$110K+$33,158

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$38,470$41,920
Tuition in-state$38,470$41,920
Tuition out-of-state$38,470$41,920
Fee in-district$1,840$1,500
Fee in-state$1,840$1,500
Fee out-of-state$1,840$1,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,300
Combined charge for room and board$16,490
Room charge$10,770
Meal charge$5,720

Adelphi University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse454
Social Work412425
Business Administration and Management, General62207
Psychology, General7742
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist14926
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6715
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management2641
Education, General64
Kinesiology and Exercise Science434
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing47
Social Sciences, General43
Accounting3012
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2417
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other37
Clinical Psychology1418
Communication and Media Studies, Other31
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies264
English Language and Literature, General27
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor27
Finance, General24
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other24
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies21
Computer and Information Sciences, General20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General191
Mathematics, General19
Marketing & Marketing Management, General19
History, General18
Health Teacher Education16
School Psychology16
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs15
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other13
Biological and Physical Sciences13
Political Science and Government, General13
Public Health, General13
Physics, General12
Environmental Studies75
Dance, General10
Biochemistry10
Information Science & Studies10
Sociology10
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist10
Management Science10
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs9
Anthropology8
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs7
Elementary Education and Teaching7
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management24
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General6
Chemistry, General6
Nursing Administration6
Nursing Science6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Art Teacher Education32
Reading Teacher Education5
Nursing Education5
Community Health and Preventive Medicine5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor5
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Music, General4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education4
Neuroscience3
Creative Writing3
Educational & Instructional Technology3
Music Teacher Education2
Economics, General2
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Drama and Dance Teacher Education2
International & Global Studies1
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching1
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist1
Grand Total261,2511,02436
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%64%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,208
Citations
80,421

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,497
Medicine
422
Sociology
335
Business
264
Biology
230
Political science
188
Economics
169
Chemistry
153
Computer science
151
Mathematics
137
Physics
112
Materials science
79
Art
60
History
55
Philosophy
43
Geology
43
Engineering
33
Geography
30
Environmental science
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology59536,288
Sociology7433,922
Business8784,638
History896156
Economics8974,616
Political science1040912
Art112163
Philosophy135944
Geology1531755
Medicine15557,453
Mathematics16872,690
Geography1838489
Physics18511,377
Biology18656,899
Computer science21362,098
Chemistry27592,019
Materials science2918888
Environmental science3010240
Engineering3857105

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199036357
199131442
199229462
199342439
199434413
199544486
199638534
199758505
199841601
199926676
200044785
200154842
200241979
2003531074
2004661188
2005681469
2006971591
20071181841
20081092039
20091322822
20101333049
20111563725
20121604241
20131674601
20142145043
20152954969
20161694777
20172165060
20181874668
20192065667
20201816352

General info

Alternative namesAU
Founded1896
WikipediaAdelphi University
MottoVita Sine Litteris Mors Est
The Truth Shall Make Us Free
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff1,448
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressSouth Ave
Garden City, New York, 11530-0701
United States
City population22,000
Phone5168773000
Fax+1 (516) 877 3545

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