Adelphi University Overview
Located in Garden City, New York, Adelphi University is a private not-for-profit institution. Adelphi is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Adelphi University Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at Adelphi is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Adelphi.
- In 2017-2018, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Adelphi makes roughly $58,500 a year. This is 43% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- It takes the average Adelphi student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Adelphi University Rankings
We have ranked Adelphi as #371 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Adelphi.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Adelphi has earned from around the web.
|#7||Best Nursing Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
|#28||Best Teaching English or French Schools||College Factual|
|#44||Best Registered Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#58||Best Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#104||Best Public Administration & Social Service Schools||College Factual|
|#181||Best Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Adelphi University?
Contact details for Adelphi are given below.
|Address:||South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-0701|
How Do I Get Into Adelphi?
You can apply to Adelphi online at: admissions.adelphi.edu/onlineapp.php
Admission Requirements for Adelphi
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Adelphi?
Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.
Average Test Scores
About 81% of students accepted to Adelphi submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford Adelphi University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Adelphi, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $9,392 a year. That adds up to $37,568 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Adelphi is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Adelphi University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,460 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,827 full-time undergraduates at Adelphi, 31% are male and 69% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Adelphi University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||421|
|Hispanic or Latino||866|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Adelphi University. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 69 countries are represented at Adelphi. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Adelphi University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Adelphi has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 72nd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Adelphi
The following table shows how Adelphi is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services||#31||#31|
|Medical Illustration & Informatics||#37||#37|
Online Growth Rankings of Adelphi
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Adelphi University was 207.4%. This is the #272 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Adelphi regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Adelphi majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||24%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||34%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Adelphi ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Adelphi.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#34|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#58|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Adelphi University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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