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Adelphi University

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Adelphi Says...

If you can see yourself at Adelphi, we encourage you to apply. To be considered for admission, you must graduate from a recognized four-year high school or academy and complete 16 units of college preparatory course work or an equivalent preparation. Your cocurricular activities, interests, and your personal interview are important to us as well.

Visiting And Contact Information

Levermore Hall 114

1 South Avenue

Garden City, NY 11530

United States

Phone: 516-877-3050

Fax: 516-877-3039

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 81
SAT:
% Submitting Score:72%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:500 - 600
     Math Middle 50%:520 - 620
     Writing Middle 50%:510 - 610
ACT:
% Submitting Score:18%
     ACT Middle 50%:22 - 28
     Math Middle 50%:22 - 27
     English Middle 50%:21 - 29
     Writing Middle 50%:7 - 8
Average High School GPA:3.44
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:25.2%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:27.5%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:16.1%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:17.6%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:11.2%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:2.1%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0.3%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:26%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:64%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:92%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:73.7%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 8,654
Total applicants who are accepted: 5,897
Total of accepted students who enroll: 903
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 81%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $40.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 12/01
Early Action Notification Date: 12/31
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Notification Begins: 10/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: No set date
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $300.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Foreign Language:2
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    81
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    500 - 600
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    520 - 620
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    510 - 610
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    22 - 28
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    22 - 27
  •      English Middle 50%:
    21 - 29
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    7 - 8
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.44
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    12/01
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