Adelphi University: Ranking & Review

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Garden City
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United States
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World
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14951694
Top 10%

Adelphi University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%70%75%
Applicants11,8514,1027,749
Admissions8,6662,8645,802
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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores766
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
575

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores289
Percent of students submitting ACT scores26%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
24

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
RecommendationsRequired
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

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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Programs40618413603
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services198147345
Public Administration and Social Service Professions452681314
Education20194214
Psychology695820147
Social Sciences9999
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies712798
Biological and Biomedical Sciences65873
Visual and Performing Arts67269
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4848
English Language and Literature & Letters37542
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities37239
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service26632
Physical Sciences2020
Mathematics and Statistics2020
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1616
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1515
History1111
Natural Resources and Conservation437
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesAU
Founded1896
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

Official Websitewww.adelphi.edu
AddressSouth Ave
Garden City, New York, 11530-0701
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population22,000
Phone5168773000
Fax+1 (516) 877 3545

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