Adelphi University: Undergraduate International

Adelphi University: Undergraduate International

A true university experience with big-city access: Adelphi University’s beautiful campus in Garden City, New York, is just 40 minutes from its dynamic learning hub in Manhattan.


Adelphi University is a highly awarded doctoral research university, offering 60+ fields of study with an emphasis on its “Core Four”: Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, Business, and Health and Wellness.

Robert B. Willemstad School of Business

Adelphi’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business – ranked a Top 25 business school in New York State by Top Management Degrees – focuses on fundamental business principles, advanced core strategies, networking opportunities, and internships.

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

College of Arts and Sciences

Adelphi’s College of Arts and Sciences offers international students 30 + degree offerings, ranging from anthropology to statistics.

*These degree programs require an additional portfolio or audition for admission.

  • Anthropology
  • Art and Design Education*
  • Art History*
  • Biochemistry – STEM designated
  • Biology – STEM designated
  • Chemistry – STEM designated
  • Communications
  • Computer Science – STEM designated
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dance (minor)
  • Digital Production and Cinema Studies
  • English
  • Environmental Science – STEM designated
  • Environmental Studies – STEM designated
  • Fine Arts- Art History, Visual Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Information Systems – STEM designated
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Studies
  • Languages, Literature and Cultures- French, Spanish
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics – STEM designated
  • Media Studies–Visual Media Option
  • Philosophy
  • Physics – STEM designated
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Arts–Acting, Design Technology

Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

The Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology is an internationally-recognized institute that serves as a model for more than half of the clinical psychology programs in North America. Choose from two degree options in neuroscience and psychology.

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

College of Education and Health Sciences

Adelphi’s College of Education and Health Sciences is committed to your professional growth as an educator and to developing your research, collaboration, and leadership skills.

  • Communication Disorders
  • Exercise Science
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Sport Management

School of Social Work

Adelphi University’s School of Social Work offers experienced professors and researchers, small class sizes, and access to field placements with 1,000+ health, mental health, and social service agency partners.

  • Social Work

Life in Garden City, New York

Adelphi University offers a small campus experience with easy access to New York City. Check out our 80+ student clubs, get involved with on-campus sports, or spend an afternoon swimming at nearby Jones Beach or shopping Roosevelt Field Mall.


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Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.




typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport, and more.
  2. Submit additional documentation Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.
  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.


After getting all the relevant information, make sure to apply as soon as possible. The admission process only happens late-March and early-April. That being said, Adelphi University has witnessed a very high response rate in the past few years which shows how much people are excited about this place!

In case you still aren’t sure if Adelphi is right for you, just check our success stories on how a lot of students have been able to achieve their dreams with Adelphi’s support!