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Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

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Adelphi University, founded in 1896, is a private institution located in Garden City, New Jersey. The suburban campus covers 75 acres. The university is part of the NCAA II athletic conference and offers programs in sports like lacrosse, swimming, basketball and soccer.

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Quick Facts

1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

2013-2014 Tuition

$30,800 Tuition and Fees


5103 undergraduate students
30% male / 70% female


rolling application deadline
66.5% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1896

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Education, General, Art Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Biological and Physical Sciences, International/Global Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Latin American Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Visual and Performing Arts, Other, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Education, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature/Letters, Biology, General, Mathematics, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Social Sciences, African Studies, Asian Studies/Civilization, Women's Studies, Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, History, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,103
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,524
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 529
Percent of male undergraduates: 30%
Percent of female undergraduates: 70%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

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