Welcome to Adelphi University
We are a highly awarded and a nationally ranked doctoral research university. As a powerful institution, we are committed to educating a generation of future leaders and informed citizens, professionals, and community members. We believe in going beyond learning, and that is why our students have gone on to achieve awards and national recognition for their scholarship, service and leadership.
International Student Services
About Our Signature Student Experience
As an international student enrolling through the Adelphi International Accelerator Program, you have access to exclusive services as part of your degree.
The Adelphi International Accelerator team gives you personal attention throughout your entire
educational journey, from application to graduation. We set you up for success with:
Streamlined application process
Career Accelerator Program
Internship and job assistance
Résumé, interview prep and more
Student and parent orientations
Cultural group outings and events
Visa interview help
Prep webinars and checklists
Help with required forms
Classes for your academic level
English-language and ESL help
At no additional cost to you—these are all included in your tuition!
Discover What You are Made of
Your Future Awaits
Founded as a private prep school in Brooklyn in 1863, Adelphi is now Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today, Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York, just 31
miles from Manhattan and its countless cultural and internship opportunities.
Ranked #166 National University by U.S. News & World Report and one of the top 20 safest universities by Niche.com, Adelphi offers exceptional programs in liberal arts and sciences and professional training, with particular strength in its “Core Four”—arts and humanities, STEM and social sciences, business and education, and health and wellness.
Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning, and innovative ways to support student success. More than 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active and caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.
58 countries represented in the student body
#170 national universities —U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Ranked one of America’s top colleges —Forbes, 2019
More than 80 student clubs and organizations
More than 50 academic programs of study
Over 800 Adelphi students are successfully placed in internships each semester
Two Cities, Infinite Opportunities
At Adelphi, you get the best of both worlds: a true campus with a small-town feel, just minutes away from the cultural and financial capital of the world. When you come here, you will have endless opportunities for adventure. From seeing
beautiful landmarks to trying international cuisines, you can have new experiences in New York City every single day.
10:1 student-to-faculty ratio
AMONG THE BEST NORTHEASTERN COLLEGES - The Princeton Review, 2019
Among the top 25% of the safest universities across America - U.S. News & World Report, 2020
Top 10% business administration and management programs - College Factual, 2020
#170 Best National Universities - U.S. News & World Report, 2021
BEST VALUE SCHOOL in the National Universities category - U.S. News & World Report, 2020
800+ students are successfully placed in internships each semester
NAMED A TOP U.S. COLLEGE by Wall Street Journal - Times Higher Education College Rankings, 2020
23 Division II sports teams
50+ academic programs of study
96% of our undergraduate students have jobs, are in grad school or are volunteering within six months of graduation. - First Destination Survey Report: Class of 2018
#11 Most Underrated Colleges in the U.S. Business Insider, 2018
Garden City, NY
There is something magical about Garden City. It offers the charm, calm and safety of a small town in Long Island near
New York, one of the most influential cities in the world. If you want culture and excitement, the thrill of New York City is just a short train ride from Adelphi’s Garden City campus.
A hot spot in the summer, Long Beach offers six kilometers of beautiful south shore beaches and a fun boardwalk to explore.
JONES BEACH STATE PARK
Explore the many activities Jones Beach State Park offers. Visitors can swim in the ocean, fish off the docks or attend one of the many concerts at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater.
Summer 28 °C
Winter 6 °C
New York City
New York City is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Take advantage of seeing some of the most iconic sites, and be part of all the cultural and professional opportunities that are right on your doorstep.
New York City is a global hub of business, media and international relations— featuring everything from start-ups to huge corporations.
#1 World’s most economically powerful city —Martin Prosperity Institute, 2015
54 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in New York —Fortune, 2017
New York startups have increased 4x in venture capital since 2012. —PricewaterhouseCoopers
The TOP 2 largest stock exchanges in the world are located in New York. —Business Insider
2x the demand for bilingual workers in the United States since 2010 —New American Economy
Welcome to Nexus
Our Dedicated Center for Student Support
Adelphi University’s Nexus Building is home to the College of Nursing and Public Health and serves as a thriving center for student services, admissions and alumni outreach. Nexus’ airy, open floor plan promotes student interaction—both
academic and social. Nexus is also a gathering space for prospective families who visit the admissions office.
The building’s ultra-modern classrooms and simulation labs prepare students for careers in a variety of industries. Students can take advantage of free tutoring and academic support at the Learning and Writing Center, or relax on the rooftop garden. On any given day, students work on group projects, catch up between classes, or just grab a coffee at Nexus.
20 minutes from Long Island’s Jones Beach
10 minutes from Roosevelt Field Mall, the ninth largest mall in the United States
10-minute walk to Garden City favorites including Adelphi Deli, Burger Spot, and Umberto’s Pizza
40-minute train ride to the heart of NYC
20-minute drive to JFK International airport
Join a Community of Excellence
Get Personalized Support at Adelphi University
For 120 years, Adelphi has been committed to academic and career excellence. At Adelphi, put your learning into action: develop your capabilities inside and outside of the classroom through campus involvement, leadership skills development, internships and career counseling, and more.
Located in the heart of thriving New York, Adelphi provides plenty of opportunities to connect with employers and industry experts alike: you can attend career fairs, guest speaker lectures and networking events. Participate in job shadowing, complete an internship or connect with our engaged alumni network worldwide.
More than 800 Adelphi students are successfully placed in internships each semester with top employers like Canon, IBM, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
240 companies participate in our internship program
63 percent of Adelphi seniors have held leadership roles in student organizations or clubs
76 percent of students complete at least one internship before graduation
Our faculty members are leaders. They are researchers, writers, artists and innovators who actively contribute to their fields. Our dedicated professionals are willing to help you whenever you have a question about your class or want to know more about your major.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Art and Design Education*
Digital Production and
Languages, Literature and Cultures
Latin American Studies
DUAL AND JOINT DEGREE PROGRAMS
New York University College of Dentistry
Albany Law School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
SUNY College of Optometry
New York Institute of Technology
New York Medical College
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine