Adelphi University is on a 75-acre campus in the suburban setting of Garden City, New York, not far from New York City.
Adelphi University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Adelphi University has fraternities and sororities.
Adelphi University has the Student Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in the Student Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Adelphi University include Adelphi Student Nurses Association, Future Teachers Association, Latino Student Association and South Asian Student Association.
Adelphi University students' favorite campus traditions are Family Weekend/Midnight Madness, Spring-In Festival/Spike It Volleyball Tournament and Spring Concert.
This table offers information on housing at Adelphi University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||13%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,230|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,054|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||87%|
Adelphi University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Adelphi University students live off campus. In 2022, 13% of undergrads at Adelphi University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Adelphi University. There are 1,230 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,251 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,054 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Adelphi University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Adelphi University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Adelphi University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Adelphi University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Adelphi University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Adelphi University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Adelphi University, take Long Island Expressway to Garden City, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to John F. Kennedy International airport.
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