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.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
5,251
Undergraduates
1,644
Men - 31.3%
3,608
Women - 68.7%
2,269
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 16,084 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.69 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
540-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$64,246
Tuition and Fees
$42,576
Room and Board
$16,580
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$33,520
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,331
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
313
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
35%
20-29
35%
30-39
15%
40-49
2%
50-99
2%
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Garden City Population
22,552
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
13% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Sororities
16% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5%
Asian
13%
Black/African-American
9.2%
Hispanic/Latino
20.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
47.7%
Unknown
6.1%
International Students
4.2% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
43%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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