Average in Overall Diversity
We combine factors of ethnic, geographic, gender and age diversity to create an overall diversity ranking for each school.
Adelphi University is considered to be about average in overall diversity, and is ranked #1362 nationwide.
Campus is Above Average in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
Adelphi University is ranked #551 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average. When available, the chart below also explores ethnic diversity among the faculty at Adelphi.
Below Average When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
Will you feel more comfortable on a campus with a balanced mix of males to females?
At Adelphi University, the male to female student ratio is comparable to the national average of about 40:60 with a student body that is predominantly female. It is ranked at #1950 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,534 males and 3,537 females. Where available, the chart below also shows the male to female distribution among Adelphi's faculty.
Geographic Diversity is Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from within your home state?
We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they attended college. Over 90% of the students attending Adelphi University come from within the state. The entire undergraduate body is split among 21 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below. This puts Adelphi's level of geographic diversity on par with the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1364.
International Students at Adelphi
There is a medium sized community of international students at Adelphi University. For more information, see the International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age?
Traditionally, undergraduate students range in age from 18 to 22. At Adelphi University, 55% of students are in this age bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. The bar chart below shows the age distribution of the undergraduate student body at Adelphi.