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Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.adelphi.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,205
   Women3,571 (68.6%)
   Men1,634 (31.4%)
Graduate Students2,482

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate70% of 11,863 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.55
SAT Math563 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading550 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing552 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$53,596
Tuition and Fees
$35,740
Room and Board
$13,930
Average Percent of Need Met51%
Average Freshman Award$21,500
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$32,558

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
317
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Garden City Population22,552
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 42% of freshmen, 24% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
Mascot 
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.6% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
16.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.9% White
6.7% Unknown
International Students3.8% from 41 countries
First-Year Students Returning83.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
57.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
96%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
31.0%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.56 3.64 625 620 26
Low 3.00 2.70 540 560 21
High 4.00 4.70 700 720 30
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