Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,168
Graduate Enrollment: 2,269
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 77.46%

Male/Female: 28% / 72% (2017)

First generation college students: 35.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,200
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1080 - 1310

2022 Median Admit ACT: 26
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 22 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 72.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 58.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 50.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 42.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 45.7%
Black: 8.8%
Hispanic: 19.6%
Asian: 12.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 4.3%
Unknown race: 5.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $54,230
In-State tuition: $42,475
Out-of-State tuition: $42,475

Estimated books and supplies: $1,020 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,580 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,250 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $15,257 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,250 (2022)

Average Family Income: $86,965 (2017)
Median Family Income: $51,854 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 51.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $24,830
$30k-48k $27,088
$48k-75k $30,121
$75k-110k $29,063
$110k+ $31,769

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 62%
6-year graduation rate: 71%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,628 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $22,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 68.7% (2015)
@3 year 77.5% (2017)
@5 year 83.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 53.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 58.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $61,981 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $67,087 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 8
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 13 $48,264 ($4,022)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 11 $32,423 ($2,702)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 19 $24,125 $256 $20,325 ($1,694)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 25 $26,000 $249 $28,176 ($2,348) $37,190 ($3,099)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 14 $26,000 $255 $62,741 ($5,228)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 92 $1,054 $56,117 ($4,676) $69,867 ($5,822)
Doctoral Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 1
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 6
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 32 $911 $46,959 ($3,913) $50,721 ($4,227)
Master's Degree Public Health. 18
Master's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 37 $596 $79,304 ($6,609)
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 454 $27,000 $269 $96,242 ($8,020) $104,953 ($8,746)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 58 $610 $123,277 ($10,273) $137,684 ($11,474)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 21 $58,027 ($4,836)
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 13
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 75 $26,000 $265 $24,040 ($2,003) $45,470 ($3,789)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 45 $466 $41,729 ($3,477)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 12
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 77 $25,000 $243 $23,392 ($1,949) $47,448 ($3,954)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 42 $36,715 ($3,060)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 30 $73,899 ($6,158) $74,416 ($6,201)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 18 $1,647 $74,628 ($6,219)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 21 $25,000 $246 $45,755 ($3,813)
Bachelor's Degree Homeland Security. 2
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 7
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 41 $25,000 $220 $55,710 ($4,643)
Master's Degree Social Work. 242 $572 $51,685 ($4,307) $61,443 ($5,120)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Work. 1
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 43 $26,593 $265 $49,048 ($4,087)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 62 $25,000 $204 $43,523 ($3,627) $63,807 ($5,317)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 207 $461 $66,135 ($5,511) $96,811 ($8,068)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 30 $21,591 $228 $79,507 ($6,626)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12 $64,456 ($5,371)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 24 $26,000 $265 $54,115 ($4,510) $73,667 ($6,139)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 16
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 10
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 19 $27,000 $286 $45,802 ($3,817) $49,406 ($4,117)
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 13 $70,121 ($5,843)
Bachelor's Degree History. 18
Master's Degree Biology, General. 15
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 31 $24,949 $207 $28,131 ($2,344) $43,158 ($3,597)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 21 $27,000 $286 $44,233 ($3,686)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 10
Master's Degree Education, General. 64 $25,971 ($2,164) $70,078 ($5,840)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 19
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 3
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 31 $599 $60,071 ($5,006) $71,996 ($6,000)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 30 $73,249 ($6,104)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 27
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 29 $25,972 $228 $30,428 ($2,536) $53,147 ($4,429)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 50 $549 $63,215 ($5,268) $71,389 ($5,949)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 29 $25,536 $261 $44,271 ($3,689)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 26
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 67 $25,000 $265 $28,392 ($2,366) $50,918 ($4,243)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $110,934
Full time faculty: 32%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $202,448,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $235,144,798 (2022)