Adelphi University: Statistics

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#385 of 2,597 In North America
#347 of 2,496 In the United States
#32 of 221 In New York State
#108 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 23 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$29,821 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
5,124
Graduates
2,460
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.adelphi.edu

Adelphi University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 75% 69% 77%
Applicants 15,329 5,149 10,180
Admissions 11,437 3,569 7,868
Freshmen enrolled full time 980 324 656
Freshmen enrolled part time 16 3 13

5,022 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,229 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
811 or 81%
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
203 or 20%
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

White 3553 (47%)
Hispanic 1283 (17%)
Black or African American 826 (11%)
Asian 769 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 484 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 441 (6%)
Two or more races 201 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,821/year
Average aid awarded
$23,523
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $26,732
$30-48K $26,637
$48-75K $29,510
$75-110K $30,789
$110K+ $33,219

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $39,820$42,450
Tuition in-state $39,820$42,450
Tuition out-of-state $39,820$42,450
Fee in-district $1,615$1,500
Fee in-state $1,615$1,500
Fee out-of-state $1,615$1,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,260
Combined charge for room and board $16,900
Room charge $10,990
Meal charge $5,910

Adelphi University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 436
Business Administration and Management, General 64 227
Social Work 43 218 3
Psychology, General 101 27
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 29 84 7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 73 22
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 24 46
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 30 38
Accounting 44 15
Communication and Media Studies, Other 49
Education, General 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 42 2
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing 44
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 41
English Language and Literature, General 37
Medical Informatics 37
Social Sciences, General 34
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 34
Finance, General 32
Public Health, General 30
Clinical Psychology 6 24
Computer and Information Sciences, General 26
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 26
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 20 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 23
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 22
School Psychology 22
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 20
Management Science 19
Art Teacher Education 5 11
History, General 15
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 15
Information Science & Studies 14
Mathematics, General 13
Political Science and Government, General 13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 11
Sociology, General 11
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 11
Educational & Instructional Technology 11
Biological and Physical Sciences 10
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 10
Elementary Education and Teaching 10
Physics, General 9
Dance, General 9
Environmental Studies 7 2
Economics, General 9
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 9
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 9
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 9
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 9
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 8
Creative Writing 8
Neuroscience 7
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Anthropology, General 7
Health Teacher Education 7
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 4 2
Reading Teacher Education 6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Biochemistry 5
Music, General 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Chemistry, General 5
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Philosophy 2
Nursing Administration 2
Nursing Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Applied Mathematics, General 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 42 1,348 1,080 34
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 73% 71% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,618
Citations
81,115

Publication / Citation count by topic

Psychology
1,214 / 34,704
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,162 / 21,144
Medicine
1,061 / 23,271
Business
480 / 17,663
Sociology
339 / 4,551
Social Psychology
322 / 13,493
Clinical Psychology
298 / 9,189
Computer Science
295 / 6,399
Economics
248 / 3,816
Child Psychology
232 / 8,376
Biology
219 / 6,897
Mathematics
194 / 4,184
Art & Design
176 / 1,212
Physics
171 / 3,517
Political Science
170 / 864
Education Majors
166 / 1,783
Engineering
163 / 3,374
Health Science
162 / 3,162
Accounting
144 / 571
Chemistry
142 / 4,112
Demography
142 / 2,492
Social Work
136 / 1,520
Communications and Public Relations
133 / 1,723
Environmental Science
132 / 2,292
Psychiatry
125 / 3,690
Cognitive Science
102 / 2,368
Nursing
87 / 1,428
Math Teachers
83 / 1,380
Gender Studies
73 / 682
Finance
70 / 264
Public Health
66 / 1,607
Sports / Exercise science
65 / 1,605
Optical Engineering
63 / 1,306
Materials Science
62 / 821
Gerontology
61 / 1,928
Healthcare Management (MHA)
61 / 730
Creative Writing
57 / 555
Audiology
56 / 595
Investment Banking and Stock trading
51 / 372
Actuarial Science
51 / 257

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 31 451
1992 31 489
1993 45 491
1994 37 481
1995 52 616
1996 40 692
1997 58 609
1998 45 680
1999 25 783
2000 48 945
2001 53 954
2002 41 1146
2003 57 1152
2004 72 1339
2005 76 1665
2006 103 1855
2007 126 2133
2008 111 2309
2009 137 3146
2010 137 3392
2011 164 4099
2012 162 4720
2013 176 5074
2014 222 5569
2015 307 5561
2016 180 5405
2017 220 5848
2018 191 5772
2019 201 6680
2020 193 7545
2021 227 8515

Adelphi University alumni

  1. Jonathan Larson

    Jonathan Larson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-1996 (aged 36)
    Occupations
    composerwriteractorscreenwriterlibrettist
    Biography

    Jonathan David Larson was an American composer, lyricist and playwright most famous for writing the musicals Rent and Tick, Tick... Boom!, which explored the social issues of multiculturalism, substance use disorder, and homophobia. He received three posthumous Tony Awards and a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Rent.

  2. Sean Hannity

    Sean Hannity
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    radio personalitytelevision presenterjournalistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Sean Patrick Hannity is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator. He is the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk radio show, and has also hosted a commentary program, Hannity, on Fox News, since 2009.

  3. Chuck Connors

    Chuck Connors
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1992 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbaseball playerfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kevin Joseph Aloysius "Chuck" Connors was an American actor, writer, and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 13 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played in both Major League Baseball (Brooklyn Dodgers 1949, Chicago Cubs, 1951) and the National Basketball Association (Boston Celtics 1946–48). With a 40-year film and television career, he is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC series The Rifleman (1958–63).

  4. Flavor Flav

    Flavor Flav
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    rappermusiciansingerpianistactor
    Biography

    William Jonathan Drayton Jr., known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American rapper. Known for his yells of "Yeah, boyeeeeee!" when performing, he rose to prominence as a founding member of the rap group Public Enemy alongside Chuck D; with them he has earned six Grammy Award nominations, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

General info

Alternative names AU
Founded 1896
Motto Vita Sine Litteris Mors Est
The Truth Shall Make Us Free
Colors brown, gold
Academic Calendar September to May
Total FTE staff 1,277
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address South Ave
Garden City, New York, 11530-0701
United States
City population 23,000
Phone 5168773000
Fax +1 (516) 877 3545

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