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Adelphi University Tuition & Cost

Garden City, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price

Costs for Adelphi University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,020
Other Fees$1,615
Room and Board $16,580
Other Expenses Budget$4,250

Annual Tuition & Costs

The annual tuition to attend Adelphi University is $40,860. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $16,580. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,020 for books and supplies plus $1,615 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $4,250 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Adelphi University on a full-time basis is $64,325 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Adelphi University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $29,821 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Adelphi University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Adelphi University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$26,732
$30,001 to $48,000$26,637
$48,001 to $75,000$29,510
$75,001 to $110,000$30,789

Financial Aid

92% of full-time undergrad Adelphi University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $23,523 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 48% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,253 and 10% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $21,302.

Finanical Aid Adelphi University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $23,523 92%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $21,283 89%
Pell Grants $4,758 27%
Other Federal Grants $1,143 11%
State and Local Grants $3,133 33%
Federal Student Loans $5,253 48%
Other Student Loans $21,302 10%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Adelphi University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $102,064. The loan balance of $102,064 is a four year multiple of the $25,516 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,082 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $102,064
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,082.05
Total Interest Paid $27,781.79
Sum of All Loan Payments $129,845.79

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year All Residents
1 $64,325
2 $66,921
3 $69,621
4 $72,431

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Adelphi University to be $257,300 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Adelphi University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,240 $3,720 $4,960

Estimated cost for a class at Adelphi University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Adelphi University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Adelphi University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188429 IPEDS survey data for Adelphi University.