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October 24, 2016

Adelphi Named the Top Independent University on Long Island

freshman-class-2020According to Niche, a website which locates, ranks and summarizes neighborhoods and schools, Adelphi is the best independent university on Long Island and 35th of the top 100 New York Colleges.

Niche issued grades for a number of factors. Notably, Adelphi earned A’s for value and safety and an A- for diversity.

The rankings were influenced by surveys and reviews.

One student wrote: “Attending Adelphi University is like creating a new family. With open arms I was accepted in, finding friends with similar passions. I was able to not only learn more about the world, but I got the chance to learn more about myself. The professors I worked with consistently went out of their way to support their students not just in the classroom, but in any place needed.  “With open arms I was accepted in, finding friends with similar passions.”

» See the coverage in the Farmingdale Patch.

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About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.

Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. It serves almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, as well as online. 

More than 116,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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Todd Wilson
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