Adelphi University  

United States of America - New York

top General Information


Street:1 South Ave
P.O. Box 701

City:Garden City

Province:New York

Post Code:11530-0701

Tel.:+1(516) 877-3000

Fax:+1(516) 877-3545


Other Sites

Also numerous Study Abroad programmes

Institution Funding



Founded 1896. The first institution of higher education on Long Island: granted university status 1963.

Academic Year

September to May

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination, essay, TOEFL for foreign students

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 30,800 per annum; Graduate, 31,630-39,280 per annum. (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, New York State Education Department, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, American Psychological Association, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Council on Social Work Education, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Robert A. Scott

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Gayle D. Insler

Job title:Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

International Relations Officer : Wendy Badala

Job title:Director of International Student Services and Interfaith Centre

top Divisions

College : Arts and Sciences

Fields of study:Acting, African American Studies, Anthropology, Art Criticism, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Dance, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, French, Gender Studies, German, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing

College : Honours

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Fine Arts, Literature, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Writing

College : Nursing and Public Health

Fields of study:Computer Science, Health Administration, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Health

College : University College for the Working Adults

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Criminal Law, Fine Arts, Health Administration, Law, Literature, Management, Nursing, Preschool Education, Psychology, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Translation and Interpretation

More details:ABLE (Adult Baccalaureate Learning Experience)

Course/Programme : Distance Learning

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

More details:Adelphi Online

Course/Programme : Special Academic Studies

Fields of study:Dance, Dentistry, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, International Studies, Jazz and Popular Music, Law, Optometry, Osteopathy, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Social and Community Services, Theatre

Institute : Advanced Psychological Studies

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Marketing, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Social Psychology

More details:Gordon F. Derner

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Management, Information Sciences, Management, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology

School : Education

Fields of study:Art Education, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Communication Disorders, Communication Studies, Community Health, Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, English, Health Education, Health Sciences, Literacy Education, Physical Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports Management

More details:Ruth S. Ammon

School : Social Work

Fields of study:Human Resources, Social Welfare, Social Work

top Degrees

Associate Degree

Bachelor's Degree

First Professional Degree

Fields of study:Speech Therapy and Audiology

Post-bachelor's Diploma/Certificate

Fields of study:Business Administration, Education

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Welfare and Protective Services

Certificate of Advanced Study

Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences


Fields of study:Clinical Psychology, Communication Disorders, Nursing, Social Work


Also Post-Master's Certificate in Child Care and Development, Leadership, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Psychoanlaysis, Psychotherapy.

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory


Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2013-2014

Full Time Total:330


Statistics Year:2013-2014



Updated on 12-01-2015