About Adelphi

Adelphi University at a Glance

A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

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

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves almost 8,000 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, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Explore our more than 50 undergraduate majors and 85+ graduate programs in our 8 schools and colleges.

» College of Arts and Sciences » College of Nursing and Public Health
» Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology » Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
» Ruth S. Ammon School of Education » School of Social Work
» Honors College » College of Professional and Continuing Studies
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