Adelphi University

Adelphi University

Garden City, New York

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Adelphi University for an academic year can be broken down into $38,560 for tuition, $1,740 for fees, $1,020 for books and supplies, $15,950 for room and board and $4,366 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,020
Room and board$15,950
Other expenses$4,366

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planYes
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

94% of undergradate students at Adelphi University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Adelphi University consists of 93% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $22,447 on average, 31% receiving pell grants of $4,761 on average, 91% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $19,850 on average, and 53% receiving federal student loans of $5,394 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid1,14893%$22,447
Pell grants38531%$4,761
Institutional grants or scholarships1,12391%$19,850
Federal student loans65053%$5,394

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $25,138 compared to net price of $24,344 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $28,347 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $28,237 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $33,158 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$25,138
$30,001 – $48,000$24,344
$48,001 – $75,000$28,347
$75,001 – $110,000$28,237
$110,001 and more$33,158

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Adelphi University is $266,129. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 5% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Adelphi University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price