Adelphi University

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world rank  1121

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Founded in 1896, Adelphi University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Garden City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Adelphi University (AU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Adelphi University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 124 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym AU
Founded 1896
Motto Vita Sine Litteris Mors Est
The Truth Shall Make Us Free
Colours Brown and gold

University Location

Address South Avenue
Garden City
11530-0701 New York
United States
Tel +1 (516) 877 3000
Fax +1 (516) 877 3545

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office One South Avenue, Levermore 114
Garden City 11530
(516) 877 3050
800 233 5744

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Adelphi University's Library
Adelphi University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 537,868 physical volumes, 9,747 physical media, 17,555 digital/electronic medium and 249 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Adelphi University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,300 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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