Meet Adelphi

Meet Adelphi

Adelphi is a modern metropolitan university with a uniquely personalized approach to learning. We’re dedicated to transforming students’ lives through world-class academics, a focus on student success, and a warm and inclusive community.

An education with lifelong benefits

See why an Adelphi education is worth the investment— and why students and families choose Adelphi.

Leadership at Adelphi

Christine M. Riordan, PhD, is the first woman to serve as president of Adelphi University in New York. She is an internationally recognized expert in leadership development, team building, and diversity and inclusion, and is recognized for her groundbreaking initiatives to personalize and transform the higher education experience.

Learn more about Dr. Christine Riordan

A Nationally Recognized Institution

Adelphi University is no longer New York’s best-kept secret. We’re a strongly ranked, powerfully connected research university offering 120+ exceptional undergraduate and graduate programs through eight schools and colleges.

Founded in 1896, we were the first private, coeducational university on Long Island. Today, our main campus in Garden City and our dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley, Suffolk County, and online are home away from home to a diverse population of nearly 8,000 students from 44 states and 64 countries.

You can learn more about us, our history and how our students succeed throughout the Meet Adelphi section. Here are a few places to get you started:

The people I was surrounded by certainly made my education one of a kind. I found peers and professors who were attentive and cared about my struggles and my future.

Gabi Vidad ’21 Physics major, Honors College, whose thesis on coral reef mapping won several awards

Focused on Outcomes

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