View Adelphi’s enrollment statistics and demographics as of Fall 2020.

Enrollment

7,584
Total students enrolled at Adelphi University.

Undergraduate Enrollment

Academic Area Full-time Part-time Total Students
College of Arts & Sciences 1,602 108 1,710
College of Professional & Continuing Studies 110 79 189
Derner School of Psychology 413 14 427
College of Education and Health Sciences 362 14 376
College of Nursing and Public Health 1,627 48 1,675
Social Work 124 9 133
Willumstad School of Business 510 25 535
General Studies 74 0 74
Office of the Provost 5 0 5
Total Undergraduate Students 4,827 297 5,124

Graduate Enrollment

Academic Area Full-time Part-time Total Students
College of Arts & Sciences 44 38 82
College of Professional & Continuing Studies 8 26 34
Derner School of Psychology 271 86 357
College of Education and Health Sciences 488 250 738
College of Nursing and Public Health 34 279 313
Social Work 347 238 585
Willumstad School of Business 231 120 351
Total Graduate Students 1,423 1,037 2,460

Special Program Enrollment

Also included in undergraduate totals above.

Special Program Full-time Part-time Total Students
Honors College 288 3 291
Learning Resource Program 81 10 91
Bridges to Adelphi 87 13 100

Student Demographics

New First-year Students Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Out of state 9.5% 6.5% 5.9%
International students 4.1% 4.0% 11.3%
In residence halls 23.7% 12.8% 0.7%

Age

Age Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Total Students
Less than 20 43.3% 0.0% 29.3%
20 to 24 48.7% 35.3% 44.3%
25 to 29  4.2% 29.1% 12.3%
30 to 39 2.3% 20.1% 8.1%
40 or more 1.5% 15.5% 6.0%
Average age 21.3 30.6 24.3
Median age 20.3 26.9 21.5

Sex

Sex Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Total Students
Men 31.2% 26.9% 29.8%
Women 68.8% 73.1% 70.2%

Ethnicity

Percentages are based on U.S. Residents with known race/ethnicity.

Ethnicity First-year Students Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Asian/Pacific Islanders 13.2%  7.9% 11.6%
Black 10.0% 17.9% 12.4%
Hispanic 19.8% 18.1% 19.3%
Native American 0.5% 0.1% 0.4%
White 53.4% 53.3% 53.4%
Two or more ethnicities 3.2% 2.7% 3.0%

Admissions Statistics

New First-year Students
Number of applicants 15,347
Accepted 75%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 9%
Mean SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 582
Mean SAT Math 594
Mean total SAT 1176
Mean high school GPA 3.5
In the top-twenty percent of high school class 50.7%

 

Undergraduate Transfer Students
Number of applicants 2,851
Accepted 38%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 32%
Mean previous college GPA 3.1

Faculty & Instruction

12:1
student to faculty ratio means our professors can adopt a personalized approach to learning

Average Class Size

Students Average Class Size
Undergraduate 20.5
Graduate 13.4

Faculty

Faculty
Full-time (including the library) 353
Part-time 766
Part-time FTEs 361.7
Full-time Faculty with a terminal degree 89%
Full-time Faculty with tenure 65%
Full-time Women 54%
Full-time Non-White 27%

Degrees Awarded

Awarded between 2019-2020 (summer, fall, spring semesters).

Degree Number Awarded
AA 37
BA 310
BBA 106
BFA 55
BS 827
BSW 43
MA 248
MBA 235
MFA 8
MPH 30
MS 336
MSW 219
Undergraduate Certificates 9
Advanced Certificates 131
AuD 7
PhD 27
Postdoctoral 0
2,628
Total degrees awarded at Adelphi University.

Retention and Graduation Rates

New First-year Full-time
2014 six-year graduation rate 72%
2019 one-year retention rate 82%

Annual Tuition & Fees and Financial Awards

  • full-time: $41,435
  • part-time per credit: $1,210
  • comprehensive room & board (typical): $15,640
  • part-time per credit: $1,345

Financial Awards

Full-time New First-year Percent Awarded
Receiving institutional award 94.6%
Receiving any financial aid 98.3%
Full-time Undergraduate Transfer Students Percent Awarded
Receiving institutional award 81.8%
Receiving any financial aid 88.5%
Full-time Undergraduates Awarded
Receiving institutional award 88.6%
Receiving any financial aid 95.0%
Financial aid applicants receiving aid 99.7%
Average grant $22,400
Average federal work study $300
Average loans $4,300
Average aid package $27,000
See in-depth federal aid recipient information from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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