Adelphi University

Adelphi University

Garden City , United States
  • 70
    Acceptance Rate
  • 178
    Available Programs
  • 8146
  • 35000
    Average Cost
  • 85
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Adelphi University has over 7,000 students and out of that over 4,500 are taking an undergraduate course. The student to faculty ratio is 11:1. The university's acceptance rate is 72% and the percentage of people who are granted with financial aid is 98%.For the tenth year, Adelphi University has been named a "Best Buy" in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The university was also named a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review.

Entry requirements

All international applicants are required to submit official college or university records to the Adelphi Office of University Admissions.

One set of records should be in your native language and one set should be translated into English.
Photocopies are not acceptable without an official stamp or seal from the school attended.
All academic records should be sent directly by the previous school attended. If a student wishes to submit transcripts on behalf of the previous institution, they must be official and bear the school’s stamp or seal.
A four-year bachelor’s degree is required for admission to our graduate programs. If a student has completed a three-year bachelor’s degree, their application will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Official TOEFL/IELTS scores are required to show English language proficiency. We will accept TOEFL MyBest scores.

A personal statement or essay. 

You are encouraged to submit, in 500 words or less, a response to one of the provided questions or a topic of your choice. You may submit a report or paper you have written during the current school year if needed.

Students are required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not their native language. We will accept TOEFL MyBest scores. They require a minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT or 6.5 on the IELTS

Scholarship & funding

Institutional scholarships and grants are applicable to tuition and, in some cases, fees. The University reserves the right to adjust the financial assistance previously awarded when these awards in combination with other sources of assistance exceed the cost of tuition and fees, including BUT not limited to Veterans Affairs educational benefits, external awards and state scholarships and grants.
Undergraduate scholarships and grants are generally awarded for full-time enrollment. The University’s full-time attendance enrollment requirement may be eliminated in cases of qualifying disabilities as deemed appropriate by the Student Access Office. For more information about this waiver of the full-time enrollment requirement, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services. 


Student life

Watch Paws the Panther deliver holiday warmth to students and staff at Adelphi University, New York. Features cameos from our student-athletes, dancers, nursing and acting students, and president. Stay tuned for the blooper reel at the end