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» Does Adelphi University offer intensive English instruction?
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Q: Can I send my official secondary school or university records to your offices directly?
A: All academic records should be sent directly by the previous school attended. If a student wishes to submit transcripts on behalf of the previous institution, they must be official and bear the school’s stamp or seal.


Q: What are Adelphi University’s application deadlines?
A: Adelphi offers rolling admissions, however, the recommended deadlines are November 1 (spring applicants) and March 1 (fall applicants) for freshmen and transfer students. For those who wish to live on campus for the fall semester, please submit the housing agreement form by May 1. Housing availability for the spring semester can be limited and is determined by the Office of Residential Life.

Recommended deadlines have also been set for the following graduate level programs:

  • Education (except communication disorders): April 1 (fall), November 1 (spring)
  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.): July 15 (fall), December 1 (spring)

Note: The following programs have specific deadlines:

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology: January 15 (fall admission only)
  • M.S. in Communication Disorders: February 15 (fall admission only)
  • M.A. in School Psychology: March 1 (fall admission only)
  • M.A. in Mental Health Counseling: March 1 (fall admission only)


Q: Are international students required to submit SAT results?
A: International students whose native language is not English may submit the TOEFL or IELTS in lieu of the SAT or ACT results. For those students interested in scholarship review, the Office of International Admissions recommends that official SAT or ACT results be submitted.


Q: Are scholarships available for international students?
A: Undergraduate international students are eligible for merit, talent and athletic scholarships. These scholarships range from $6,000 to full tuition for freshman applicants. Transfer applicants are eligible for scholarships that range from $4,000 to $9,000. Portfolio reviews and auditions are required for students interested in talent awards. Learn more about scholarships here.


Q: How do I apply for a scholarship?
A: All undergraduate applicants are reviewed for scholarship recommendation once a complete application is submitted. There is no separate scholarship application. Candidates are notified within three weeks of their acceptance letter.


Q: How large is Adelphi University’s international population?
A: Currently, more than 465 international students from 45 countries attend Adelphi University. Our entire student population has nearly 8,000 total students (represents both undergraduate and graduate students that are attending full-time).


Q: Does Adelphi University offer intensive English instruction?
A: Adelphi partners with ELS Language Centers to offer semi-intensive or intensive English instruction. Successful completion of the ELS Intensive English for Academic Purposes program is accepted by Adelphi University in place of an acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score. Please visit ELS Language Centers for more information.


Q: Is a four year degree required for admissions to our graduate programs?
A:
The Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies, School of Social Work, and University College graduate programs will consider select three year degrees from India beginning spring 2015. All other programs require four years of study equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree as determined by the Office of International. Please contact the Office of International Admissions for questions or evaluation of your degree.

 

For further information, please contact:

Office of International Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
e – intladmissions@adelphi.edu
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