If you are considering submitting an application to Adelphi University, the application fee is $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Adelphi University by May 1.
|Adelphi University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||26%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||68%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||26%|
Adelphi University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
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The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Adelphi University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 31.
Adelphi University accepts about 82% of early action applicants and 74% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Adelphi University admitted 4,78 of the 4,944 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Adelphi University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Adelphi University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Adelphi University accepted 74% of students, around 9,649 of the 13,006 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Adelphi University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Honors College is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Adelphi University must submit the following items. Double check with Adelphi University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||auditions/portfolios for performing and fine arts|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Adelphi University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 22% submitted a class rank. At Adelphi University 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 59% were in the top 25% and 89% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Adelphi University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Adelphi University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Adelphi University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2020, 68% of Adelphi University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 26% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Adelphi University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Adelphi University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Adelphi University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Adelphi University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Adelphi University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Adelphi University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Adelphi University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Adelphi University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Adelphi University.
Does Adelphi University accept transfer credits?
Adelphi University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Adelphi University accepts:
Does Adelphi University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Adelphi University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Adelphi University?
No, Adelphi University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Adelphi University's acceptance rate?
Adelphi University's acceptance rate is 74%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Adelphi University?
The early action acceptance rate at Adelphi University was 82% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Adelphi University? Adelphi University is a somewhat selective institution. The Adelphi University acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Adelphi University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Adelphi University is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Adelphi University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Adelphi University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Adelphi University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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