100% of students
Adelphi lacks in some areas but makes up in others. As far as academics, my professors have been great, and I love the content in my courses. The campus is really nice in the fall and springtime. Adelphi does lack in social events, but everyone finds a friend group that works for them. Garden City is really quiet, but it's a short car ride from Queens, and just a 40-minute train ride into downtown NYC. There are city trips to Broadway, professional sports, and more for less than $10 each.
The school has gotten some bad feedback in recent years about issues with the food and racial injustices around campus. For the food situation, Adelphi wasn't using separate fryers for meat and vegetarian fried foods. This issue has been fixed, and Adelphi has made a point to try to offer more vegetarian options. As for racism, Adelphi is in the middle of Long Island, in a very conservative village. The majority of students are white, as well as faculty. Representation around campus was sparse, and Adelphi seemed to be advertising their diversity without actually reflecting it. When they hired a new Provost, they chose a white man over a Black woman that students were advocating for.
The community is nice and most of the classes and professors are manageable.
Some bathrooms are gross, and food options are that great or with much variety for different diets. Most of the advisors aren’t helpful either.
Adelphi University was a great school! The campus was really pretty and the academics were great. The professors were really knowledgeable and the class sizes were small, so I felt like I was able to get a lot of individual attention. I also loved the student body; everyone was really friendly and welcoming. Overall, I had a great experience at Adelphi University!
1. I didn't like the small campus. 2. I didn't like the lack of diversity. 3. I didn't like the location. 4. I didn't like the weather. 5. I didn't like the food.
The environment is very nice, and I like how the classes are relatively small depending on your major. 12- 20 students in a class usually which is nice for those who prefer smaller size classes. I also like the facilities and all the opportunities and resources they offer.
The food could be better. Sometimes people already have their own groups and it can be hard or intimidating to socialize and make friends.
Campus and the location and the opportunities there too.
Dorming and classroom chairs.
I am a current Adelphi Freshman and I personally love my experience at Adelphi University. The opportunities are excellent as far as volunteering, clubs, and activities. The people on campus are so accepting, diverse, and community-based. The staff, here at Adelphi, is AMAZING. They really do care about the effort you make on your assignments. I highly recommend applying to the Honors College. The workload is a lot to manage but you build friendships with your fellow honors college students and the staff. I also recommend doing the summer activities like FCAP. FCAP (First Year Community Action Program) is a genuine opportunity to learn about how even a small community service effort makes an impact in your local community. Some of my best friends at Adelphi are those I made in FCAP (we are kinda like a little family). The campus may seem big once you first get there but it becomes so easy to navigate after a while. The possibilities are endless here at Adelphi; I totally recommend anyone should come here! I do have some criticisms, however, to make this review fairer. If you are planning to commute by train; the shuttle schedule is a bit ridiculous at times. The shuttle drivers are very friendly but this schedule is very hard to map if you live in the far east. You will really have to pre-plan a lot if you intend to commute by train. Other than that! I honestly think Adelphi is the place for you if you have a dream and the passion to make that dream a reality!
I would say the shuttle system is a bit hard to manage but once you learn how to manage it; it is not too terrible. It is hard to accommodate all commuter students so it is understandable why the schedule is a bit "wonky".