Adelphi University

Online Undergraduate Program

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Quick Facts

First year offering online program: 2007-2008
First year offering online program: 1


Tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $805
In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A


Total online enrollment: 15
80% Male / 20% Female
Average student age: 29


Application deadline (U.S. residents): N/A
32% accepted

Financial Aid Available

Both institutional and federal aid are available

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School Details

Institutional control: Private
About the online program: We have one fully online bachelor's degree option at Adelphi. The BS in Emergency Services Administration. It is aimed at working adults who are currently employed in emergency response fields like EMTs, paramedics, police, fire fighters, military, government emergency response administration, and private sector emergency response.
Average class size: 12
Maximum class size: 24


New student retention rate (2014): N/A
Most popular majors: Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A
Academic calendar: Semester
Online courses offered:8
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.:N/A
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: N/A
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students:Majority
Class participation graded:Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: N/A
Expectation that instructors will respond to questions within specific timeframe: Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours): 48

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Yes
Measures to instill academic integrity: Very few assessments in the program are multiple choice or short answer. The vast majority of assessments are papers or projects that require the students to produce original work or research, cite, and analyze original research as part of their work. Exams require secure multi-step login, have time limits, are given simultaneously, have random question sets, and often include open ended questions. Original work is uploaded through a digital drop box that uses Turnitin to scan the work. Students are required to write original work frequently throughout the course to give instructors a sense of writing level and style.
Standardized copyright policy for course materials: No


Average online teaching experience: 10 years
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: 7
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 7
Full-time faculty with terminal degree: N/A
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: 7
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: 8
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 4
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: Majority
Weekly office hours: 1

Online learning tools

Bulletin boardsY, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatroomsY, Online labs, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, SimulationsY, Web conferencing (webinars)Y
ADA compliance:

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: DSL
Required Internet connection: 256k
24-7 live tech support: No
Online course development: In-house
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: No
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 6
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 20

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Career placement assistanceY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area network, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, Mentoring, Technical supportY, Live tutoringY, Writing workshopsY

Student Body

Region from which most U.S. students come: Middle Atlantic
Male: 12
Female: 3
International students:
Students 22 and younger: N/A
Students ages 23-39: N/A
Students 40 or older: N/A
New entrants who are first-time freshman: 0%
New entrants who are employed: 100%


Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements: Yes
Continuing online instruction education required: No
Application essay required: Yes
Accept transfer students: Yes
High school completion requirements: Diploma or GED required
Minimum high school GPA required: N/A


Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: Yes
In-state tuition for all military veterans: N/A

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