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About Adelphi

Adelphi University Fact Sheet


View Adelphi’s enrollment statistics and demographics as of Fall 2019 (unless otherwise noted).


Adelphi Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Total
Arts and Sciences 1,868
Business 616
Education and Health Sciences 419
Psychology 415
Nursing and Public Health 1,658
Social Work 124
Professional and Continuing Studies 179
General Studies 81
Total:
5,360

 

Graduate Total
Arts and Sciences 96
Business 455
Education and Health Sciences 775
Psychology 334
Nursing and Public Health 375
Social Work 569
Professional and Continuing Studies 27
Total: 2,631

 

Total University Enrollment: 7,991

 

Undergraduate Special Programs* Total
Honors College 269
Learning Resource Program 97
Bridges to Adelphi 109

*Also included in undergraduate totals above


Adelphi Student Demographics

  New First-Year Undergraduate Graduate
Out of State Students 7.7% 5.8% 6.0%
International Students 5.0% 4.4% 15.9%
Students Living in Residence Halls 33.0% 20.8% 0.8%

 

Age Undergraduate Graduate Total
Under 20 44.5% 0.0% 29.8%
20 to 24 47.9% 35.3% 43.7%
25 to 29 3.8% 29.9% 12.4%
30 to 39 2.4% 19.7% 8.1%
40 or above 1.4% 15.2% 5.9%

 

Sex Undergraduate Graduate Total
Men 31.3% 28.1% 30.2%
Women 68.7% 71.9% 69.8%

 

Race/Ethnicity* Undergraduate Graduate Total
Asian/Pacific Islanders 12.4% 7.8% 11.0%
Black 9.7% 17.9% 12.2%
Hispanic 19.2% 17.7% 18.8%
Native American 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
White 55.3% 53.4% 54.7%
Multiethnic (two or more) 3.1% 2.9% 3.1%

*Percentages are based on United States residents with known race/ethnicity.


Full-Time Ungergraduate Student Demographics

Sex Total
Men 31%
Women 69%

 

Race/Ethnicity* Total
Asian/Pacific Islanders 11%
Black 9%
Hispanic 18%
Native American 0%
White 49%
Non-residents 4%
Multiethnic (two or more) 3%
Unknown 6%

*Percentages are based on United States residents with known race/ethnicity.

 

Pell Recipients
Percent receiving Pell 27.5%

 

Admissions Statistics

New First-Year Students*
Number of applicants 13,938
Percent accepted 74%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 11%
Mean SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 588
Mean SAT Math 596
Mean total SAT 1,184
Mean High School GPA 3.6
In top twenty percent of high school class 51%

*SAT Scores reported for regularly admitted first-year students

 

Undergraduate Transfers
Number of applicants 2,867
Percent accepted 34%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 42%
Mean previous college GPA 3.2

Instruction

Student to Faculty Ratio
Undergraduate 10:1
Graduate 10:1
Total: 10:1

 

Average Lecture Size
Undergraduate 21.3
Graduate 14.9

Faculty

Full-time (including library) 362
Part-time 758
Part-time FTEs 355.9
Percent FT Faculty with terminal degree 89%
Percent FT Faculty with tenure 62%
Percent of FT Faculty who are Women 54%
Percent of FT Faculty who are Minority 26%

Degrees Awarded for 2018-2019 (Summer, Fall, Spring)

AA 26
AS 0
BA 253
BBA 92
BFA 54
BS 811
BSW 41
MA 230
MBA 212
MFA 3
MPH 13
MS 324
MSW 242
Certificate 115
AuD 6
PhD 30
Postdoctoral 0
Total Degrees Awarded: 2,452

Post-Graduate Experience

The following is based on data from the First Destination Survey for all 2017-2018 graduates.

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Education after graduating from Adelphi:

Baccalaureate
Undergraduates who continue to pursue a degree education 6-months after graduation 19.2%
Students who reported continuing their education 29%
   Of those pursuing degree education in a Master’s Program (excluding MBA) 74%
   Of those pursuing degree education in Business (MBA) 13%
   Of those pursuing degree education in Law 3%
   Of those pursuing degree education in Medicine/Dentistry 8%
   Of those pursuing degree education in Doctoral Programs 21%

Employment after graduating from Adelphi:

Baccalaureate
Employed within one year of graduation** 96%

**Measures those graduates who fall into one of the following five categories: employed full-time, employed part-time, military service or continuing education, with 73% response rate.

 

For those who work
Found a job within two months of graduation 24%
Found a job before graduation 45%
Hold jobs related to their major area of study 87%

 


Retention and Graduation Rates*

2013 six-year graduation rate 72.6%
2018 one-year retention rate 78.4%

 

By Race/Ethnicity (2013 six-year graduation rate)
Asian/Pacific Islanders 69.6%
Black 63.2%
Hispanic 68.4%
White 75.8%

 

By Gender (2013 six-year graduation rate)
Men 64.5%
Women 76.5%

 

By Pell and Federal Subsidized Loans (2013 six-year graduation rate)
Pell 65.5%
Federal Subsidized Loans, No Pell 69.5%
No Pell or Subsidized Loans 74.3%

*First-time full-time first-year students


Annual Tuition and Financial Awards

Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate
Full-time $38,470
Part-time per credit $1,170
Room and Board
(approximate annual cost of a standard double room, resident activity fee and gold meal plan)
$15,220

 

Graduate
Full-time $36,930 – $49,740
Part-time per credit $720 – $1,450

Financial Aid

Full-time New First-Year Students
Percent receiving institutional award 93.9%
Percent receiving any financial aid 98.2%

 

Full-time Undergraduate Transfers
Percent receiving an institutional award 87.1%
Percent receiving any financial aid 87.3%

 

Full-time Undergraduates
Percent receiving an institutional award 87.1%
Percent receiving any financial aid 93.9%
Percent of financial aid applicants receiving aid 98.9%
Average grant total $22,505
Average federal work-study $350
Average loans $4,920
Average aid package $27,755
 

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