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Adelphi University

Garden City, New York
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
4,742 Undergraduates
70% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 2
Size: Small
Commuter
Doctoral
Adelphi University
South Ave
Garden City, New York
11530-0701
(516) 877-3000
www.adelphi.edu/

Adelphi University is a private university in Garden City, Long Island, New York, and one of the top 155 institutions of higher learning in the United States. Dr. Charles Herbert Levermore established Adelphi College in 1896. It later became Adelphi University in 1963 thanks to a charter from the New York State Board of Regents. Today, it sits on 75 acres of land in a suburban setting, and is less than one hour from New York City. The school also has campuses in Suffolk County, Long Island, Hudson Valley, New York and Manhattan, New York. Its motto is “Vita Sine Litteris Mors Est” or "The Truth Shall Make Us Free.” Notable alumni include former Chairman and CEO of the American International Group Robert B. Willumstad, novelist Alice Hoffman, composer and playwright Jonathan Larson, rapper Chuck D, psychologist Paul Ekman, legislator Earlene Hill Hooper, rapper Flavor Flav, executive producer of “The Howard Stern Show” Gary Dell'Abate and actress Meredith Eaton. The school’s colors are brown and gold, its mascot is the Panther and its teams are nicknamed the Panthers. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division II – NE-10, and varsity sports offered by Adelphi University include men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, golf, tennis and track and field, and women’s basketball, bowling, cross country, field hockey, swimming and diving and tennis.

Location

Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead. It was founded by multi-millionaire Alexander Turney Stewart in 1869, and is on Long Island, to the east of New York City, 18.5 miles from midtown Manhattan. The village is located mostly in the Town of Hempstead with a small portion in the Town of North Hempstead.As of the 2010 census, Garden City's population was 22,371.The Garden City name is applied to several other unincorporated, nearby jurisdictions, as well. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

70

restaurants score

Students
31%

Men

69%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

39%

Live On Campus

517

New Transfer Students

Admissions
70%

Acceptance Rate

15%

Enrollment Yield

1010-1210

SAT Range

11,863

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$28,095

Typical Cost

$37,170

Average Tuition

94%

Recieve Financial Aid

92%

Have Loans

$20,500

Median Debt

Academics
11.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 80 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Northeast 10 Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Northeast 10 Conference

Social
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