Adelphi University

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: New York

About Adelphi University

Adelphi University will be the leading private university in the region for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who value excellence in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, and service to ones community. The University will be known for the competence of its graduates, its strong programs and interdisciplinary orientation, its welcoming of the community onto the campus, and its impact on the broader society through educational, economic, intellectual and cultural initiatives.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Academic Policies & Compliance

Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Adelphi University

Adelphi is an ideal university for military students. We're a Yellow Ribbon school. And we have been ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans. In fact, we are ranked No. 45 in the country in the publication's most recent listing.


Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.


Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.


Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.



A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.


Social Work

A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $34,000 $34,000 $33,413 $33,413
Fees $1,740 $1,740 $1,320 $1,320
Room $7,200 $7,200 $7,200 $7,200
Board $2,190 $2,190 $2,190 $2,190
Books $1,020 $1,020 $1,020 $1,020
Other Expenses $7,002 $7,002 $7,002 $7,002
Totals $53,152 $53,152 $52,145 $52,145
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
    • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
    • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
    • Offers evening programs
    • Offers weekend programs
    • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
    • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
    • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
    • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
    • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
    • Academic support/tutoring
    • Academic advising
    • Financial aid counseling
    • Career planning services
    • Mental health counseling
    • Transition Assistance
    • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
    • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
    • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
    • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
    • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
    • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
    • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes