View Adelphi’s enrollment statistics and demographics as of Fall 2021.

Enrollment

7,520* * 2020-2021 Academic Year
Total students enrolled at Adelphi University.
2020-2021 Academic Year

Undergraduate Enrollment

Academic Area Full-time Part-time Total Students
College of Arts & Sciences 1,702 110 1,812
College of Professional & Continuing Studies 87 68 155
Derner School of Psychology 426 11 437
College of Education and Health Sciences 383 16 399
College of Nursing and Public Health 1,624 57 1,681
Social Work 117 8 125
Willumstad School of Business 509 40 549
General Studies 48 0 48
Office of the Provost 43 2 45
Total Undergraduate Students 4,939 312 5,251

Graduate Enrollment

Academic Area Full-time Part-time Total Students
College of Arts & Sciences 38 30 68
College of Professional & Continuing Studies 8 17 25
Derner School of Psychology 252 84 336
College of Education and Health Sciences 454 288 742
College of Nursing and Public Health 23 253 276
Social Work 350 225 575
Willumstad School of Business 169 78 247
Total Graduate Students 1,294 975 2,269

Special Program Enrollment

Also included in undergraduate totals above.

Special Program Full-time Part-time Total Students
Honors College 312 2 314
Learning Resource Program 86 9 95
Bridges to Adelphi 88 16 104

Student Demographics

Demographic New First-year Students Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Out of state 10.2% 7.4% 6.4%
International students 4.4% 5.2% 8.8%
In residence halls 30.5% 18.3% 1.0%

Age

Student Age Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Total Students
Less than 20 46.6% 0.0% 32.6%
20 to 24 46.6% 35.6% 43.3%
25 to 29 3.7% 26.8% 10.7%
30 to 39 1.9% 20.9% 7.7%
40 or more 1.1% 16.6% 5.8%
Average age 20.9 30.8 23.9
Median age 20.2 27.1 21.2

Sex

Sex Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Total Students
Men 31.3% 25.6% 29.6%
Women 68.7% 74.2% 70.4%

Ethnicity

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

Ethnicity First-year Students Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Asian/Pacific Islanders 13.8% 13.9% 7.4%
Black 11.4% 9.7% 17.3%
Hispanic 26.3% 21.8% 18.8%
Native American 0.6% 0.5% 0.1%
White 44.9% 50.8% 53.4%
Two or more ethnicities 3.1% 3.3% 3.0%

Admissions Statistics

New First-year Students
Number of applicants 16,116
Accepted 77%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 11%
Mean SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 598
Mean SAT Math 607
Mean total SAT 1205.3
Mean high school GPA 3.7
In the top-twenty percent of high school class 39.3%

 

Undergraduate Transfer Students
Number of applicants 2,542
Accepted 35%
Enrollment/acceptance (yield) 36%
Mean previous college GPA 3.1

Faculty & Instruction

11:1* * based on Fall 2021 data
student to faculty ratio means our professors can adopt a personalized approach to learning
based on Fall 2021 data

Average Class Size

Students Average Class Size
Undergraduate 20.5
Graduate 13.1

Faculty

Faculty
Full-time (including the library) 345
Part-time 770
Part-time FTEs 372.8
Full-time Faculty with a terminal degree 88%
Full-time Faculty with tenure 65%
Full-time Women 55%
Full-time Non-White 29%

Degrees Awarded

Awarded between 2020-2021 (summer, fall, spring semesters).

Degree Type Number Awarded
AA 26
BA 287
BBA 89
BFA 57
BS 882
BSW 39
MA 296
MBA 143
MFA 9
MPH 16
MS 364
MSW 210
Undergraduate Certificates 11
Advanced Certificates 165
AuD 5
PhD 29
PsyD
2,628* * 2020-2021 Academic Year
Total degrees awarded at Adelphi University.
2020-2021 Academic Year

Retention and Graduation Rates

New First-year Full-time
2015 six-year graduation rate 71%
2020 one-year retention rate 83%

Annual Tuition & Fees and Financial Awards

  • full-time: $42,576
  • part-time per credit: $1,240
  • comprehensive room & board (typical): $16,740
  • part-time per credit: $1,230 – $1,530

Financial Awards

Full-time New First-year Percent Awarded
Receiving institutional award 97.6%
Receiving any financial aid 99.2%
Full-time Undergraduate Transfer Students Percent Awarded
Receiving institutional award 76.2%
Receiving any financial aid 83.2%
Full-time Undergraduates Awarded
Receiving institutional award 92.4%
Receiving any financial aid 97.0%
Financial aid applicants receiving aid 99.7%
Average grant $24,600
Average federal work study $300
Average loans $4,500
Average aid package $29,000
See in-depth federal aid recipient information from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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