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Adelphi University

School Profile

  • Adelphi UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Garden City, NY
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
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  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 5,139
First-year Undergraduate Students: 964
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,933
Graduate Students: 3,038

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Humanities
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration

Online Undergraduate Courses & Distance Class

  • Accounting and Related Services
  • Physical Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Security and Protective Services
  • Nursing
  • Social Sciences

Online Associate's Degrees

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Online Graduate Courses & Distance Class

  • Business
  • Management Information Systems and Services
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Health Professions, Clinical Sciences, and Social Services
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Online Master's Degrees



  • In-state tuition and fees: $26,230
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $26,230

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Panthers


  • Ranked #152 National Universities
  • Ranked #306 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #173 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #147 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #295 Nursing
  • Ranked #195 Psychology
  • Ranked #53 Social Work
  • Ranked #128 Speech-Language Pathology

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Admissions Address

One South Avenue, Levermore 110
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
(516) 877-3050
(800) 233-5744
Fax: (516) 877-3039
Contact: Christine Murphy
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 70%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 70%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 7,931
Female applicants 5,280
Male applicants 2,651
Applicants accepted 5,519
Female applicants accepted 3,774
Male applicants accepted 1,745
Freshman enrollment 921
Female freshman enrollment 643
Male freshman enrollment 278
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 32%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 94%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 68%
SAT Critical Reading average score 538
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 490-580
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 545
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 490-590
SAT Writing average score 550
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 490-600
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 15%
Average ACT Composite score 24
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 21-26
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 20-26
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 20-26

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