Adelphi

Adelphi University

1 South Ave, Garden City, United States
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    1
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    450
  • Previously Enrolled
    1,047

Overview of Adelphi University (Adelphi)

About this school

Adelphi is a private university originally founded as a boys' preparatory school in 1863. It became coeducational in 1896 and now offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, post-doctoral study, and adult education programs through its main Garden City campus and at satellite campuses in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Hudson Valley. Adelphi strives to foster in its students a passion for knowledge and lifelong learning, a questioning of cultural values, and a desire to contribute their knowledge and service to the community at large. Adelphi's 75-acre main campus is located in western Long Island, 20 miles from New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,266
    • Men:1,663 (31.6%)
    • Women:3,603 (68.4%)

Location

Admission Information (Adelphi)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Adelphi University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One South Avenue|PO Box 701
City, State, Zip
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
Phone
(516) 877-3050
Fax
(516) 877-3039
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 31

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Auditions/portfolios for performing and fine arts recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
73% of 11,851 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 7,749 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 4,102 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,573 (18%) of 8,666 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,070 (18%) of 5,802 admitted students enrolled
Men
503 (18%) of 2,864 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.52
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
578 average |530-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
578 average |530-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Adelphi)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,170 (65.5116500405372%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,500 (27.31855194049843%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,020 (1.7977369664069935%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,048 (5.372061052557369%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Adelphi University accepts prepayment plan, installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002666
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
972 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
835 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
835 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
132 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$21,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 607 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,902
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 739 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,685
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 573 (68.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
157 (14.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,799

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,910 (80.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,400 (87.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,400 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
461 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$21,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,405 (70.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,300
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,025 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,724
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,809 (82.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
985 (20.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,523

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,285
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, endowed and restricted scholarships and grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,835

Academics & Instruction (Adelphi)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


335

Part-Time Faculty


727

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
519,098

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
880
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Adelphi University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


66%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.5%

Programs & Majors (Adelphi)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (46)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, physical therapy with New York Medical Coll, New York Institute of Tech; dentistry with NYU Coll of Dentistry; medicine with Philadelphia Coll of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie Coll of Osteopathic Medicine; optometry with SUNY State Coll of Optometry; podiatry with NYCPM

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (37)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontology
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (Adelphi)

Location & Geography

Population


22,552

Nearest Metropolitan Area


75 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Hempstead
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Garden City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


22% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


78%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Adelphi University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student activities board, c. a. l. i. b. e. r. (cause to achieve leadership, intelligence, brotherhood, excellence, and respect), commuter student organization, christian fellowship, circle k international

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,874

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,266
Women
3,603
Men
1,663

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 11.1% Asian
  • 9.3% Black/African-American
  • 17.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 52.9% White
  • 7.1% Unknown

International Students


4.0% from 46 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,712

Student Resources (Adelphi)

Study resources