Adelphi University

Adelphi University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Adelphi University a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Adelphi University veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Adelphi University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Adelphi:

How Does Adelphi Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Adelphi University at #969.The school also ranked #62 in our Best for Vets in New York ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Adelphi fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 763
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 748
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 535

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Adelphi ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Other Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Elementary Special Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Other Fine Arts & Art Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist Colleges for Veterans 23
Best Health Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 25

How Many Veterans Go to Adelphi?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 99 G.I. Bill® students at Adelphi. Around 1.31% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Adelphi is 7,584. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Adelphi

Adelphi University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Adelphi University does have a student veterans group.

Does Adelphi Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Adelphi may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, Adelphi may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Adelphi Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Adelphi for the following armed services:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Adelphi

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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