Statement of Accreditation Status

Adelphi University

  • CEO: Dr. Christine Riordan, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Elizabeth Ciabocchi
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027

Contact Information

South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 877-3000

www.adelphi.edu

  • October 29, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 800 North Main Street, Randolph, MA 02368 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • October 29, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at Sayville Downtown Center, 30 Greene Avenue, Sayville, NY 117802. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • October 29, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Amity Education Group, 500 Montauk Highway, Oakdale, NY 11769 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the instructional site at Winthrop University Hospital - NYU Langone, 131 Mineola Boulevard, Mineola, NY 11501 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note that the institution has closed its additional locations at (1) Huntington Chamber of Commerce, 164 Main Street, Hungtington, NY 11743; (2) St. Joseph's College, 155 W. Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772; (3) Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip, NY 11795; and (4) Queens Hospital, 82-68 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432. To remove these additional locations from the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 27, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at the Middletown Center, Orange County Community College, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review process and report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • July 10, 2013
    To note that state approval for the additional locations at (1) Catholic Health Services, 245 Old Country Road, Melville, NY 11782; and (2) Sayville Center, 30 Greene Avenue, Sayville, NY 11782 was not necessary and to include the locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • July 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional sites at (1) Catholic Health Services, 245 Old Country Road, Melville, NY 11782; and (2) Sayville Center, 30 Greene Avenue, Sayville, NY 11782 as additional locations and to include the locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation effective upon receipt of state approval. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • April 29, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the post-secondary certificate in Basic Accounting within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • May 1, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the St. Francis Medical Arts Pavilion, 241 North Road, Poughkeepsie NY 12601 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the additional location. In the event that operations at this site do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Basic Accounting
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Amity University and Institutions
    500 Montauk Highway
    Oakdale, NY 11769
    Opened: 01/23/2019
  • Additional Location
    Boston Higashi School
    800 North Main St.
    Randolph, MA 02368
    Opened: 10/29/2020
  • Additional Location
    Catholic Health Services
    245 Old Country Road
    Melville, NY 11747
  • Additional Location
    Hauppauge Center
    55 Kennedy Drive
    Hauppauge, NY 11788
  • Additional Location
    Hudson Valley Center
    241 North Road
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Opened: 05/01/2012
  • Additional Location
    Manhattan Center
    75 Varick Street
    New York, NY 10013
  • Additional Location
    Middletown Center, Orange County Community College
    115 South Street
    Middletown, NY 10940
    Opened: 06/27/2016
  • Additional Location
    St Francis
    100 Port Washington Blvd
    Roslyn, NY 11576
  • Additional Location
    Suffolk County Community College - Ammerman Campus
    533 College Road
    Selden, NY 11784
  • Additional Location
    Suffolk County Community College - Eastern Campus
    2 Speonk Riverhead Road
    Riverhead, NY 11901
  • Additional Location
    Suffolk County Community College - Grant Campus
    100-186 Crooked Hill Road
    Brentwood, NY 11717
  • Additional Location
    The New Seminary
    1492 East 12 Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    Opened: 06/30/2010
  • Additional Location
    Winthrop University Hospital
    259 First Street
    Mineola, NY 11501
    Opened: 07/05/2017

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