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Adelphi University Students are

  • Transformative
  • Engaged
  • Life-Changing
  • Career-Focused
  • Innovative
  • Welcoming
  • Individualized
  • Community-Building
  • Inclusive

About Adelphi University

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.

Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. It serves almost 7,600 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, as well as online.

More than 116,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Total Student Population Approximately 7,584
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Diversity at Adelphi University

  • 44% Students of color
  • 6% International students at undergraduate level

Top Majors at Adelphi University

Adelphi University is Part of Verto's Direct Transfer Program

Through Verto’s Direct Transfer Program, you can gain streamlined admission to Adelphi based on your academic performance with the courses delivered by the Academic Provider during your Verto study abroad experience. While admission will depend on Adelphi’s availability and is ultimately up to their discretion, this route tends to give Verto participants who meet the college’s academic criteria a higher chance of admission and a fast-tracked application.

Learn About Verto’s Direct Transfer Program

Adelphi University is proud to partner with Verto Education, and looks forward to continuing the experiential, transformative learning opportunities that Verto students are seeking.

Kristen Capezza, Vice President for Enrollment Management and University Communications

Programs & Organizations

  • More Than 2/3 of Students Participate