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Adelphi University



Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530


Adelphi University is the oldest institution of higher education for liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. In addition to its main campus in Garden City, this New York liberal arts university has three smaller locations throughout New York in New York City, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie.

Adelphi University enrolls more than 8,000 students from more than 40 states and 45 foreign countries. Approximately 70 percent of freshmen applicants are accepted. Adelphi University has approximately a 10 to 7 student to faculty ratio and its average undergraduate class size is 22.

Chartered by the University of the State of New York, Adelphi University's schools and programs include the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, the Honors College, the School of Business, the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work, and Adult Academic Programs in University College.

Quick Facts

  • Adelphi University's student population is 76% women.

  • More than 20 Adelphi University students study overseas each year.

  • Campus life features more than 80 student organizations, including community service, academic, cultural, and religious clubs.

  • The school's distinguished alumni include three state senators, two members of Congress, the mayor of Hempstead, the former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, and the current president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.

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