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Adelphi University

Garden City, New York

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Adelphi University

Private 4 Year

About Adelphi University

Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States. Adelphi also has centers in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Suffolk County. It is the oldest institution of higher education in suburban Long Island. For the tenth year, Adelphi University has been named a "Best Buy" in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The university was also named a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review. The institution was awarded the 2010 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. U.S. News & World Report ranked Adelphi University #146 among national universities.


Located in Garden City, New York.

South Ave, Garden City, NY, 11530-0701, Nassau County

Adelphi University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#210 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in New york

#18 of 453

2024 Best Private Colleges in New york

#14 of 339

Most Popular Majors

Out of 22 majors categories at Adelphi University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Adelphi University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni