It’s a great place to be—and by that, we mean at the top of the list. We like to think it’s because we work so hard to meet the unique needs of every student. And that includes scholarly excellence, professional support, and teaching students how to think ahead. Spend some time with us and decide for yourself.
|Adelphi was named one of America’s Top Colleges for 2011 and 2012 by Forbes.|
|Adelphi University has been selected as a 2011–2012 College of Distinction. This recognition is based on a college’s ability to provide students with the highest level of undergraduate education and continues to demonstrate its commitment to the Four Distinctions: Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes.|
|Adelphi University was ranked number 115 in Washington Monthly‘s 2011 national university rankings, and these rankings include scores in three categories: social mobility, research, and service. Adelphi ranked third nationally in the service, staff, courses, and financial aid support category.|
|Adelphi University was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive the 2010 Community Engagement Classification. In order to be selected, institutions had to provide descriptions and examples of institutionalized practices of community engagement that showed alignment among mission, culture, leadership, resources, and practices.|
|University College is a member of the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning’s (CAEL) coalition of Adult Learning Focused Institutions (ALFI). University College is just one of three ALFI member institutions in New York State.|
|Adelphi University was named a 2011 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review.|
|Since 2006, Adelphi University has been rated a “Best Buy” in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. According to the publisher, to be qualified as a “Best Buy” institution, Edward B. Fiske takes into account many qualities such as “four- or five-star academic ratings, inexpensive or moderate price category, and quality of student life on campus.”|
|Adelphi University is ranked a Tier 1 National University (#152, up from #159 in 2011) in the latest U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings for 2012. Schools in the National Universities category, such as Yale and UCLA, offer a full range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research.|
|Payscale’s annual college tuition return on investment (ROI) report finds Adelphi with the highest annual percentage ROI—when financial aid is figured in—of any college in Long Island. Adelphi University grads are experiencing a 10.6 percent annual tuition ROI and a 30-year net return of $545,000.|
|For military and veteran students, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has named Adelphi as a Yellow Ribbon program school. This means that qualified veterans can attend Adelphi at little or no cost. Adelphi University has also been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list recognizes only the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that do the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.|
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