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Adelphi University Demographics & Diversity

Garden City, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Adelphi University are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Adelphi University students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 9%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 137% more female students than male students enrolled at Adelphi University with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Adelphi University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Adelphi University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Adelphi University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,229
Women 5,291

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Adelphi University serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Adelphi University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,864 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.8%
Part time Undergrads 8.6%

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