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Expect Extraord!nary at Adelphi University

What makes Adelphi extraordinarily attractive to students who want to make the most of their college experience? A few numbers help tell the story:

● Average class size of 21 students

● 75-plus undergraduate academic programs

● 90-plus clubs and organizations

● Average financial aid package of $28,280

● Average salary of 2021 baccalaureate graduates is $80,225.

Read on to learn more about what you can expect as an Adelphi student — and why it is considered a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal.

Smaller Classes

There are no large lecture halls at Adelphi. Classes average only 21 students. That means you’ll learn in an environment where your professor knows your name and your voice will be heard.

A Smarter, Personalized Core Curriculum

Almost every college has a checklist of required courses. You won’t find that at Adelphi. Instead, you’ll take a journey in its PATH program, an immersive core curriculum that gives you choices that best suit your interests. You’ll take courses that support your major as well as interdisciplinary First-Year Seminars that widen your perspective and inspire your creativity.

More Academic Options

It’ll be easy to find your major at Adelphi. That’s because it offers more than 75 exceptional undergraduate programs, with particular strength in its Core Four — arts and humanities, STEM and social sciences, the business and education professions, and health and wellness. You’ll find unique programs as well, like a minor in scientific computing — the first of its kind in New York.

Quicker Routes to Your Career

Planning on earning a master’s degree? Do it in a year less time with our 4+1 programs. You can choose from accelerated programs in education, the natural sciences, computer science, data science, environmental science, psychology and business. Or opt for a joint degree program in the professions with a direct path to graduate programs at partner universities.

More Honors Opportunities

Are you an intellectually curious student who’s doing exceptionally well in high school? Then you might want to apply to Adelphi’s Honors College. It’s a close-knit community of top students from virtually every major, guided by faculty members and alumni mentors dedicated to your success.

More Student Life

Live on campus in one of Adelphi’s seven residence halls. Join some of its more than 90 clubs and organizations. Play intramural sports and cheer for 23 intercollegiate teams. Hang out with friends in the beautiful Ruth S. Harley University Center building. Dine and shop on Seventh Street in Garden City, or hop on a train to New York City, just 23 miles away.

Award-Winning Career Guidance

Be career-ready by the time you graduate. Adelphi’s PREP for Success program will help you create your résumé and cover letters, complete your LinkedIn profile, prepare for interviews, and give you valuable internship experience. You can get online career coaching too.

More Financial Aid

Every first-year student at Adelphi receives a scholarship, and its generous financial aid packages make an Adelphi education very affordable. Adelphi’s average aid package is $28,280.

Extraordinary Outcomes

Best of all, your degree from Adelphi is valuable. A most recent survey of its graduates shows that members of the Class of 2021 have an average salary of $80,225.


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