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  • Adelphi University
  • General Address :
  • South Ave
    Garden City, New York 11530
    Phone: (516) 877-3000
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 5,000 - 10,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Adelphi University comprises a small liberal arts college and a cluster of professional schools that have grown up in close relationship to the needs of the region. Our mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education and to offer professional preparation of the first rank in arts, education, business, clinical psychology, social work, nursing and other health sciences.

    The University prepares a broad spectrum of graduates and undergraduates for a wide range of life pursuits while fostering a passion for knowledge; an understanding and a questioning of cultural values; and a view of themselves as independent, life long learners, and contributors to knowledge and service in an ever-changing world.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $40
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants8,6543,0165,638
    Percent admitted68%65%70%
    Percent admitted who enrolled16%15%13%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading500600
    SAT Math520620
    SAT Writing510610
    ACT Composite1924
    ACT English2026
    ACT Math2227
    ACT Writing78
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$27,900$28,460$29,320$30,8005.0%
    Books and supplies$1,000$1,400$1,400$1,4000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$11,000$11,420$11,900$12,3303.6%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$6,300$8,100$8,580$8,6701.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$42,200$43,860$45,200$47,1104.2%
    Off Campus$40,900$43,860$45,200$47,1104.2%
    Off Campus with Family$35,400$37,160$38,020$39,5003.9%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (516) 877-3080
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid195696%————
    Grant or scholarship aid94595%$15,732,712$16,648
    Federal grants32132%$1,389,384$4,328
    Pell grants32132%$1,248,534$3,890
    Other federal grants10310%$140,850$1,367
    State/local government grant or scholarships39339%$1,146,021$2,916
    Institutional grants or scholarships93594%$13,197,307$14,115
    Student loan aid57358%$5,910,520$10,315
    Federal student loans57358%$3,967,156$6,923
    Other student loans15215%$1,943,364$12,785

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid14,44787%$60,531,242$13,612
    Pell grants1,50630%$6,014,583$3,994
    Federal student loans3,09261%$24,212,052$7,831

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