Admissions and Aid

Admissions and Aid

Adelphi offers students life-changing opportunities. Discover your passion and find a career of purpose with a world-class education, unique hands-on learning experiences and plenty of personal attention.


Adelphi awards more than $84 million dollars in institutional aid each year.

Visit Virtually or In Person

Explore our beautiful Garden City campus during a one-on-one or self-guided tour. Attend a virtual event and connect with academics, student life, admissions and more.

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Adelphi is known for its top-ranked academic programs, small classes and personalized attention. Our students call their Adelphi experience transformative and call their community family—exactly what your college studies at all levels should be about.

Attending Adelphi

Your path to a vibrant learning community at Adelphi University begins here. Our admissions team provides personal, hands-on guidance and support to you during the enrollment process.

First-Year Students

Need more info? Get to know us better by diving into our interactive digital viewbook. Ready to apply to one of our 60+ programs? Your admissions counselor is ready to help with application requirements, campus visits and more.

Transfer Students

We’re excited to welcome you to campus, and we’ll make your transition to a new school as successful and seamless as possible. Adelphi is nationally recognized for ease of transfer.

Graduate and Doctoral Students

Advance your career or expand your knowledge at Adelphi. We offer more than 65 graduate programs at four locations and online, many top ranked for academics and salaries.

Online Students

Pursue a career-building Adelphi degree while managing work, family and other obligations. We offer online graduate and undergraduate programs with plenty of student support along the way.

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College Cost Transparency recognizes Adelphi’s commitment to transparency and clarity around communicating student financial aid offers

Affordability at Adelphi

An Adelphi education is a wise investment in your future. We maximize affordability, and provide top value. In fact, both U.S. News & World Report and PayScale named Adelphi a Best Value School, based on strong academics and cost of attendance. Our expert financial aid staff can help you apply for financial aid, grants, loans, scholarships or work study, and then walk you through your own personal financial aid package.

Apply for Aid

Applying for aid is one of the most important steps students and families can take to pay for college. Completing the online FAFSA—the Free Application for Federal Student Aid—will help us determine which loan, grant, student employment and other types of aid are right for you.

Tuition and Fees

An Adelphi education is more affordable than you might think after you consider how your financial aid award will lower your actual cost of attendance. We offer a by-semester breakdown of costs, so you’ll know exactly what to expect, as well as detailed costs for housing, meal plans and other fees.

Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are forms of gift aid: They don’t need to be repaid. Adelphi offers a generous variety of need- and merit-based awards. You can also explore outside scholarships and federal and state grants—all which could help reduce your tuition costs.

Return on Investment: Higher Salaries, Brighter Futures

We understand that the ability to pay for college is one of the most pressing concerns about higher education today. Rest assured that an Adelphi education is a wise investment. Our focus on your future success has resulted in outstanding career outcomes: Our alumni rank in the top 10 percent for highest-paid graduates nationwide.

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Considering the opportunities that await you at Adelphi? Explore what it’s like to live and learn as a member of our community.

Find Your Admissions Counselor

Your personal admissions counselor is your primary point of contact and is available throughout your college search and application process.

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