ADELPHI UNIVERSITY

United States, New York

Established in 1896, Adelphi University is a private post-secondary educational institution located in Garden City, New York, and the first of its kind in Long Island. The university offers over 125 undergraduate and graduates academic programs through their school of arts and sciences, education and health sciences, nursing and public health, professional and continuing studies, psychology, business, social work, and more. The business school is well recognized by Princeton Review, Abound, and many employers. The innovation center engages its students and faculties in solving real-world challenges faced by corporations, government, and nonprofit organizations. By engaging in this project-based approach of learning, the students learn to apply classroom taught concepts in innovations solutions to real problems.

Campus Life

Adelphi University has its main campus in Garden City spread over 75 acres of land; it has beautiful gardens and exciting architecture. With 45% of the students hailing from diverse backgrounds, the university believes in equity and inclusion. The campus can house 1300 students in seven residence halls loaded with amenities like furnished rooms, kitchen, laundry service, wi-fi, and more. The physical and emotional health of the students is the top priority, which is taken care of by various health and counseling services. The Career Development Centre helps the students build a great resume, internships, summer jobs, community service, and extracurricular activities. Fitness facilities on campus include a squash court, swimming pools, gymnasium with basketball, volleyball, and badminton court, indoor walking and jogging track, and much more. The students also can pursue interests outside the classroom by joining the student clubs that help in overall development.

Noted Alumni

The alumni network of Adelphi University is 1,16,000 people strong who proudly call themselves Panthers. Some notable alumni include Suzanne Luna who is the producer and director of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Olympic Gold Medalist Bob A. Beamon, and Paul Ekman who is an American Psychologist and named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine among many more.