June 11, 2018

New admissions strategy produces one of largest incoming classes ever

Faced with competitive challenges made even tougher by New York state’s launch of the Excelsior Scholarship program, Adelphi upped its game by creating an innovative personalized admissions process.

The new strategy called for connecting applicants with individuals in the Office of University Admissions and other University departments at every step of the application process, and included an invigorated marketing program. The results were outstanding, with an almost 10 percent rise in applications, leading to a class that is likely to be the second largest in the school’s history.

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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 more than 8,100 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 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.