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Student Demographics


What kind of student is the right fit for Adelphi?

There are many diverse traits with a few commonalities. Adelphi students are generally confident, enjoy making personal connections and smart. They are active in their communities—the kind of person who wants to give back. Our students feel like they belong, and they know where they want to go.

Sound like someone you know? You can clarify whether your students are a perfect fit for Adelphi by reviewing our Admissions Statistics and specific demographics, below.

3.5—Average High School GPA of Our Incoming Freshman Class

Middle 50-Percent SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Mathematics 490-590
Critical Reading 490-580
Writing 490-600

* ACT is also accepted

What it’s like on our campus?

We’re a vibrant community of scholars, artists, performers and student athletes. With more than 80 clubs and organizations, students will find opportunities to join, lead and be a part of our community. Our new, state-of-the-art centers for sports, recreation and the performing arts have further enhanced campus life. 

Visiting Adelphi is one of the best ways for prospective students to decide if we’re the right fit for them. We also welcome guidance counselors to visit Adelphi. Check out our admissions calendar for our tour schedule and contact our admissions office to plan a visit.

Questions? Need more information? We’re happy to help.

Adelphi University
Office of University Admissions
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Hours for the Academic Year
Monday—Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Weekends: Admissions Events

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