Affordability is a top concern for students these days, and Adelphi University’s Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology offers a number of ways to make the psychology degree you need accessible to you.

Ways to Save on Your Education

Take a look at our tuition and costs for psychology students, and then review a complete list of available scholarships and grants. We’ll work with you to help make your Adelphi education affordable.

Financial Aid Packages

Adelphi University in New York on Long Island is dedicated to helping every student secure funding, and we offer a wide variety of financial assistance programs in addition to the various state and federal programs.

Merit Scholarships and Other Assistance

Adelphi awards merit-based scholarships to qualified accepted students based on many factors. Depending on family need, you may also be eligible for additional grants, loans and the work-study program.

Graduate and Doctoral Assistantships

Graduate assistantships play a crucial role in making your advanced studies more accessible and affordable, while also providing valuable professional development opportunities and support for academic and career goals in the psychology field. We encourage you to explore the assistantship details provided for each program.

Aid for Veterans and Students on Active Duty

As a Yellow Ribbon school, Adelphi University is ranked in the top 20 percent of colleges that offer exceptional benefits and resources for veterans and active duty military. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs determines the type of benefits (Chapter) for which the veteran is eligible.  All questions about your eligibility should be directed to the VA for resolution.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement

Adelphi currently provides a discounted tuition rate for employees of certain agencies and healthcare organizations. Students should check with their employer to see if they are current participants.

Scholarship Opportunities

Derner School of Psychology students are eligible for a range of awards.

Patrick L. Ross Fellowship Fund for doctoral students from groups underrepresented in the profession.

George Stricker Fellowship Award for doctoral students who show outstanding research productivity and ability, especially in the area of psychotherapy integration.

Kupferman Levine Family Endowed Scholarships for Mental Health Professionals support students in the PhD in Clinical Psychology program, as well as students in the MA in Mental Health Counseling program.

Transfer Tuition Guarantee

For undergraduate students interested in transferring, we have introduced our Transfer Tuition Guarantee that ensures your tuition will be $10,000 or less.

Recognized for Affordability

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