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Adelphi: Putting You on the Path to Success

Here are seven top reasons students choose Adelphi:

Adelphi Is a U.S. News & World Report Best College.

Adelphi is recognized nationally for its top-quality education. The University earned five “bests” from U.S. News & World Report, ranked among the nation’s Best Colleges, Best Value Schools and Top Performers for Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranked Adelphi a Top U.S. College in its 2020 report, based on student success and learning. And Forbes magazine has once again named Adelphi one of America’s Top Colleges.

95 Percent of Adelphi Students Have Jobs or Are in Grad School Within Six Months of Graduation

Adelphi students are career-ready by the time they receive their diploma. The University is a Career Development College of Distinction, with a Prep for Success program that provides students with the knowledge, skills and internship experience employers are looking for.

Academic Programs Produce Highly Paid Graduates

College Factual says that 20 of Adelphi’s academic programs produce graduates who are in the top 10 percent of highest-paid professionals in their field. According to a recent survey, the average annual base salary for Adelphi bachelor’s degree graduates is 25 percent higher than the national average.

87 Percent of Full-Time Undergraduate Students Receive Scholarships and Grants

This year, Adelphi awarded more than $84 million in scholarships and grants to its full-time undergraduate students — 10 percent more than last year.

Small Classes Mean Personal Attention

Adelphi doesn’t have enormous lecture halls. With small classes — an average of 21 students per class and a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio — students learn from award-winning, dedicated professors who know them by name. It’s said that Adelphi is big enough to give you choices, small enough to feel like home.

Adelphi Is a Recognized Leader in Diversity

Adelphi is a two-time consecutive winner of the Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The University received both the 2018 and 2019 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in recognition of its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Adelphi is considered an LGBTQ+-friendly campus and earned 4.5 stars out of 5 from the Campus Pride Index, showing its commitment to create a safer and more inclusive campus. Students of color, international students, neurodiverse students, those who are the first in their families to attend college, and many others will find a home at Adelphi and have access to mentoring and support.

A Tight-Knit Community Just Outside New York City

Adelphi’s beautiful main campus in Garden City is just 23 miles — or less than a one-hour train ride — from New York City and its cultural and internship opportunities. You can choose from seven residence hall options, including living-learning communities where you can live with others who share your interests.

Virtual Fall Open Houses

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Sunday, November 15, 2020

12:00 noon–3:00 p.m.

Visit Adelphi online at to register.


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