#28 Best Private Colleges in New York

Adelphi University

Garden City, New York

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Student Population
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Location Garden City, New York
Online adelphi.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Adelphi University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Garden City, New York, Adelphi University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,919 prospective students applied, and 10,342 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,132 enrolled in the school.  6,562 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,584 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $38,560 plus fees of $1,740. Adelphi University is ranked 212 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Adelphi University is rated within the top 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1060/1250
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Adelphi University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,020
Other Fees$1,740
Room and Board $15,950
Budget for Other Expenses$4,366
Total One Year Cost$61,636

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Adelphi University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 22%
Social Sciences 13%
Business 13%
Psychology 8%
Education 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188429 IPEDS survey data for Adelphi University.

Current students may use the Adelphi University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.