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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.

Website: www.adelphi.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,391
Undergraduate
Students
(68.4%) 3,689 Women
(31.6%) 1,702 Men
2,881
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 13,006 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
586 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,710
Tuition and Fees
$38,660
Room and Board
$16,030
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Freshman Award
$22,900
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,980
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
340
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
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Campus Life

Garden City Population
22,552
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.5% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
18.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.7% White
7.1% Unknown
International Students
4.0% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
88%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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