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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,620 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,870 tuition
$11,900 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$1,450 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$42,620 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,870 tuition
$11,900 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$1,450 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,198 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($5,007 avg)
41% get state aid ($2,816 avg)
90% get institn'l aid ($10,198 avg)
86% get loans ($6,783 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.80% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.80% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $13,401 90%
Federal Grant Aid $5,007 36%
Pell Grants $3,802 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,487 29%
Institution Grant Aid $10,198 90%
State Grant Aid $2,816 41%
Student Loans $6,783 86%
Federal Loans $5,984 86%
Other Loans $11,967 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Adelphi University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
(516) 877-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $860
Out of State $860


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Current Student
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Adelphi, as with all private institutions, is expensive. Yet, they can be VERY generous towards accomplished students. Do decent on your SATs, do some community service, and they can be very good to you with scholarships. They will go out of their way to get high ranking students.

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  • 3
  • Mini from FL
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The education you receive its amazing for the money but financial aid could do a little more to help out the ones that barely understand the system.

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  • 1
  • Melissa from New York
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Veeerrry Expensive, if you are not here on a scholarship or do not get a feasible amount of finical aid, I would consider going somewhere cheaper

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  • 5
  • Tristan from Queens, NY
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Honestly, for the tuition, Adelphi really does make it worth it. From the events that are put on throughout the semester, to the resources that we are offered as students, Adelphi really does do its best to accommodate its students and make sure they're as happy as they can be. I know from the small class sizes, and the amazing Career Center, I know Adelphi has the resources to make sure I succeed in my career. Hey, I even went to the Career Center just to ask a question about our internship program, and I walked out contacting Newsday for an internship possibility.

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