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Awards and Recognition


We’re proud to be recognized by top organizations.

Adelphi University has been nationally recognized and cited by several well-respected organizations such as The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Forbes, and others as a top choice for a quality education. At a time when higher education is under intense scrutiny to demonstrate its relevance and value, we’re proud to know that other people are taking notice of the great things happening at Adelphi:

AU Named a 2014 Best College in the Northeast by The Princeton ReviewThe Princeton Review has recognized Adelphi University as a 2014 Best College in the Northeast Region.

Adelphi University Named “Top 15 Overperformer” by U.S. News & World ReportAdelphi has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its first-ever list of colleges in its National Universities ranking category that are overperforming in ensuring student success. In a report issued in November 2012, Adelphi was ranked as a “Top 15 Overperformer” in undergraduate academic reputation.

We’ve been recognized by The Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions and for eight consecutive years have been listed among a select number of “Best Buys” in higher education. Only 25 private institutions in the country receive this distinction.

Adelphi named a Sierra Club "Cool School"Our main Garden City campus is a registered arboretum, part of why the Sierra Club named us a “Cool School.

United Nations logoIn 2003, the United Nations’ Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations of the Department of Public Information approved Adelphi as a non-governmental organization in recognition of the University’s commitment to bringing “global awareness of international issues and the United Nations to the University community and the public.”

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