Adelphi University

Academics at Adelphi University

Our faculty members are leaders. They’re researchers, writers, artists and innovators who actively contribute to their fields. In class, they have one focus: you. We believe that access fuels success. If you have a question outside of class, walk into your professor’s office. If you want to know more about your major, just talk to the head of your department. A 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Hundreds of on-campus resources. We strive toward excellence and help you do the same. With many advanced, dual and joint degree programs and top-notch professors teaching in small classes, we offer you the knowledge you’ll need and the wisdom to know how best to apply it. Look deeper. Reach farther. Think bigger. Acquire the tools that drive academic experiences and lifelong careers.


Best Buy School

For the 10th consecutive year, Adelphi University has been recognized as a Best Buy in higher education by Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Adelphi is one of only 24 private institutions in the nation to earn this recognition.

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  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience - Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience - Molecular Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Sociology
  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology

Sports, Fitness and Nutrition

  • Exercise Science
  • Physical Education
  • Sport Management
  • Exercise Science
  • Physical Education

Liberal Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Communications
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Studies

Music, Theater and the Arts

  • Art History
  • Dance
  • Graphic Design
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Studio Art
  • Theater Arts: Acting
  • Theater Arts: Design/Technology

Nursing, Health, Care and Sociology

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Community Health Promotion
  • General Psychology
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Public Health
  • Social Work

Business, Finance and Economics

  • MBA Management: Finance
  • MBA Management: Health Services Administration
  • MBA Management: Human Resource Management
  • MBA Management: Management
  • MBA Management: Management Information Systems
  • MBA Management: Managementinvalid
  • MBA Management: Marketing
  • MBA Management: Sport Management
  • MS: Sport Management
  • Supply Chain Management M.S.
  • Accounting
  • Business: Undecided
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Global MBA Manhattan
  • Global MBA: Entrepreneurship - Manhattan
  • Global MBA: Finance - Manhattan
  • MBA Management
  • MBA Management: Accounting


  • Childhood Special Education Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Theatre, Storytelling, and the Arts

Engineering and IT

  • Computer and Management Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Computer Science

Architecture, Art and Design

  • Art and Design Education

Life at Adelphi University

Founded in 1896, Adelphi is a private university located in the New York. Today, Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York— just 37 kilometers from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities. More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

At your disposal: all the social resources of a traditional college campus combined with all the mind-expanding opportunities of a true metropolitan university. Write for the Delphian, a student run newspaper that captures the voice of Adelphi. Volunteer both on campus and off. take the lead in student government. explore the art and shops of Garden City or cross the river and spend an afternoon with friends in Central Park. At Adelphi, there is always a new experience waiting for you around the corner.

About Garden City, N.Y.


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Only 40 minutes from New York City
Close to internships in NYC for companies including AIG, PepsiCo and Verizon
All four seasons, with an average high temperature ranging from 4 Celsius in January to 29 Celsius in July
20 minutes to JFK International Airport, with flights from 70+ airlines
20 minutes to swimming, a nature center and concerts at Jones Beah

" Adelphi creates a supportive environment for international students and it is easy to find ways to engage with the local community. This is a great chance to encounter new cultures and make a lot of new friends "

- Steven, Vietnam


Every student has her or his own professional goals – that’s why we take a personalized approach to your career management. While attending a university on the doorsteps of New York City you have the opportunity to network, intern and work with some of the biggest companies in the global work place. With the help of our Career Accelerator program, a career preparation development program built specifically for international students, and recourses on campus; Adelphi University will help you develop professional skills and gain a strong understanding of how your knowledge, interests, motivations and personal experiences give you a unique advantage in today’s competitive job market.

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Less than an hour train ride from New York City


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