1) It's a nice school for young adults of
average intelligence (meaning people who did “average” in high school)
from Long Island. This is primarily the student population
that the school attracts.
2) The school
is more affordable than others. Most of the students
get at least a little bit of scholarship money.
Most students also save money by living at home and
working part time.
3) Overall the
quality of education is pretty good. Like all schools,
the school has its good and bad professors, caring and
1) Almost all of the students live within
commuting distance and are happy with their lives on Long
Island. So while the student population is nice enough,
people are not really looking to make friends.
Because Adelphi's reputation does not extend beyond Long Island, most
students seek jobs on Long Island. But there are
very few jobs on Long Island and the few that
there are pay very little. This a problem considering
the high cost of living on Long Island. The
professors and administration seek to “solve” this problem by pushing
everyone to go to graduate school.
wouldn't say that this school is “good” or “bad.”
Just be aware of what you're hoping to get out
of a college and make sure that this school suits