Adelphi University

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Adelphi University is a private university known as the oldest institution of higher education in suburban Long Island. Founded in 1896, Adelphi has become a modern metropolitan research university that offers over 120 exceptional undergraduate and graduate programs through eight schools and colleges, with a diverse population of nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 64 countries. Throughout the years, AU has been a highly awarded, nationally ranked doctoral research university. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with concentration in their Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.