10 Facts About Adelphi College


Adelphi College has centers in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Suffolk County.

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Adelphi College University began with the Adelphi College Academy, founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1863.

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Adelphi College was one of the first coeducational institutions to receive a charter from the State of New York.

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The Adelphi Academy continued to exist as a separate but nonetheless connected entity to the college.

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The building that originally housed Adelphi College is used by Pratt Institute for their School of Architecture.

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In 1925, Adelphi College severed its ties with the Adelphi Academy, the latter closing in 1930.

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In 1946, after World War II ended, Adelphi reverted to a coeducational college and started admitting new students on the federal GI Bill.

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Adelphi College faced a serious scandal in 1996, as the school celebrated its 100th anniversary.

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Adelphi College has partnerships with outside providers who offer study abroad opportunities to students in approximately 120 countries.

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Since transitioning to the Northeast-10, the Adelphi College Panthers have become a powerhouse in the East Region.

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