Adelphi University

Garden City, NY, USA
3.41 Average Rating

Adelphi University is a private university that calls Garden City, NY, home. On top of the main campus, AU also provides learning hubs in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Suffolk County, as well as online programs.The Princeton Review lists Adelphi University among its Best Northeastern Colleges list, while US News & World Report routinely lists AU on the Best College nationwide list. The university’s School of Social Work houses the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019 May 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
20%
Submitting ACT
74%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1155
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
8,146
Total Number of Undergrads
5,391
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
44%
20-39 Students
50%
40-99 Students
5%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
70%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,406
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$38,470
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$38,470
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$15,670
Books and Supplies
$1020

Aid & Grants

0
100
44%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,705
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,092
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$18,028

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
58%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,728
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$25,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
32%
68%
Student Organizations
89
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
22%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Panthers
School Colors
Gold/Brown
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Washington
Boston
Philadelphia
West Palm Beach
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
88%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$58,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
Adelphi is a close-knit school featuring numerous experts in their fields of study, and with that a number of opportunities for students to engage in their field in a working environment. Highly professional atmosphere and home to some of the most active and hardworking students out there.
Lindsey from Easton, PA
Adelphi University isn't just a small campus, it's also a small community. This is a place where professors will actually know students by name and not just a number. Students have a diverse amount of activities/clubs to join and lots of wonderful nice people to meet here.
Catherine from Deer Park, NY
in the end, it is what you make of it. adelphi really tries hard to make students feel welcome. the parties are not crazy, but again, you can make them fun for you.
Thelma from New York, NY
Adelphi has a great location. Everyone on campus is extremely helpful and friendly. They are really starting to change a good campus to make it a great campus, participating in events like the Fresh Air Movement.
Amber from Southington, CT
Adelphi University is an excellent school that provides personal attention unlike bigger universities. The school is equipped with an amazing gym that supports physical fitness. The school is also proud to help their students get into internships.
Cassandra from Dix Hills, NY
Adelphi provides a safe and comfortable environment for all its students. Students are motivated to learn more, participate in activities, and gain leadership experience through various events. I believe that this school would be a perfect fit for any student interested in attending.
Dhimitra from East Elmhurst, NY
Adelphi is really friendly and caring atmosphere which I love. If you ever need help there is someone there for you. The food is also really great in my opinion.
from Brooklyn, NY
adelphi university has been with me every step of the way the minute i had interest in attending there amazing school. they have been taking good care of me, every question/concern i have had they are right there to answer me. adelphi university has welcomed me with open arms, and i know my future will shine bright in their school as they guide me to be a social worker.
carolina from clifton, nj

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