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Adelphi Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the standard college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Adelphi diversity report below.

Adelphi Student Population

How Many Students Attend Adelphi University?

Adelphi total enrollment is approximately 7,991 students.

5,063 are undergraduates and 1,450 are graduate students.

Adelphi Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Adelphi undergraduate population is made up of 69% women, and 31% men.

Adelphi Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Adelphi Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Adelphi University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,486
Hispanic 888
Asian 562
Black or African American 435
Unknown 328
International 209
Multi-Ethnic 142
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Adelphi Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 72% of full-time grad students are women, and 28% men.

Adelphi Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Adelphi Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Adelphi University Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 611
International 307
Hispanic 212
Black or African American 159
Unknown 71
Asian 60
Multi-Ethnic 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Adelphi achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,276 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1276 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  63.71 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Adelphi Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Adelphi overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Adelphi is ranked 690 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  690 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  81.82 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Adelphi Racial Demographics:

Adelphi Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,743
Hispanic 1,282
Black or African American 835
Asian 748
International 657
Unknown 497
Multi-Ethnic 209
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Adelphi University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Adelphi Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,385
Black or African American 192
Asian 114
Multi-Ethnic 22
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Adelphi.

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Adelphi ranks 2,678 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2678 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  29.35 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Adelphi Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 5,577 female students and 2,414 male students at Adelphi.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Adelphi is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  72.95 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

Adelphi Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 1,226 female teachers and 704 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

8.6% Out of State
2.28% Out of the Country

Adelphi ranks 1,237 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

8.6% of Adelphi students come from out of state, and 2.28% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  43 out of 100.
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Where are Adelphi Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Adelphi Students From?
State Amount
New York 1,095
New Jersey 19
California 15
Connecticut 12
Massachusetts 10

International Students at Adelphi

Students from 69 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Learn more about international students at Adelphi.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
49.44% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  82.09 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Adelphi, 49.44% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Adelphi Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,132
20-21 1,812
22-24 1,578
25-29 1,031
35 and over 808
30-34 412
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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