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Study at Adelphi University in New York


Founded on June 24, 1896, Adelphi University is the first institution of higher education on Long Island. Its charter was one of the earliest granted by the New York State Board of Regents to a coeducational college. Now in its second century of practical preparation for undergraduates, graduate students, and returning adult students, Adelphi offers degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, business, education, nursing and health maintenance, social welfare, and clinical psychology. Adelphi s mission is to serve Long Island, the New York metropolitan region, and the nation.

Profile of Adelphi University

Adelphi is found in Garden City, NY. Garden City is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at Adelphi.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Adelphi is known for its programs in education and teaching and family and social work.

Adelphi Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 480. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 590.

Faculty

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Adelphi is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student enrolment

Students numbered 8,308 in 2007 at the school. A very high share of students at Adelphi are female.

Student Life

The school values student athletics, and belongs to the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Adelphi Programs and Degrees
General Category

Degrees

Most Common Majors


Educationand Teaching


539

Education, physical education teaching, reading teaching, special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood special ed, ESL instruction, art education,


Family and Social Work


343


social work


Nursing and Emergency Medicine


283


registered nursing, various nursing, adult health nursing, nursing administration


Business and Management


271


business management, business and related services, accounting, finance, human resources


Therapy and Counseling


217


psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, mental health counseling


Liberal Arts


214


social services, English, sociology, history, political science, anthropology, liberal arts and sciences, international studies,


Medical Support and Technology


113


audiology and speech pathology


Science


64


biology, physics, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry


Media


59


media studies


Nutrition and Exercise Therapy


57


sports and fitness management, health and fitness


Fine Arts


36


fine arts studies


Drama and Performing Arts


31


drama, dance, various performing arts


Mathematics


29


mathematics


Computer Science and Engineering


16


computer and info science, information science


Conservation and Resource Management


14


environmental studies


Medical Adminstration


14


community health, health and medical administrative


Security and Law Enforcement


10


criminal justice and safety


Music


7


music


Religion and Philosophy


2


philosophy

Contact: Adelphi

Adelphi University

South Ave

Garden City, NY 11530-0701

General Phone: (516) 877-3000

http://www.ADELPHI. EDU



Contact: Adelphi

Adelphi University

South Ave

Garden City, NY 11530-0701

General Phone: (516) 877-3000

http://www.ADELPHI. EDU
 



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