Adelphi University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Adelphi University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,860 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1896 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Garden City, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Adelphi University will give you the opportunity to earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Adelphi University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Social Work, Nursing, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
The rate of student retention at Adelphi University is high at 82% (above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Adelphi University is average: 62%. Around 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Adelphi University is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,400
Average tuition price is very high, about $27,900 a year. The additional fees at Adelphi University (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,500; this makes it a total of $29,400 annually.

Read the details about Adelphi University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
According to government data, 9,184 applications were submitted and 6,104 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

Adelphi University will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Adelphi University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,400
Adelphi University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Adelphi University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Adelphi University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: about $8,400 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Adelphi University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Adelphi University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Adelphi University Location and Maps



Post Address: Adelphi University, South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701, USA
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