Welcome to Adelphi International

Adelphi International, a collaboration between Adelphi University and Shorelight, provides international students with exclusive admissions services, academic and language support, and career growth opportunities.
The Adelphi University Adelphi English Language Institute (AELI) is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2022 through April 2026 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

Get the best of both worlds

Three campuses

Small-town charm in Garden City and big-city opportunity in New York City.

Two Campus Locations in Garden City and Manhattan


Best National Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Top 10%

Business administration and management programs
CollegeFactual, 2020


Most Underrated Colleges in the US
Business Insider, 2018

Top 50

First Year Experience
U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Explore ADU Degree Options

Explore Degree Options

Choose from more than 60 undergraduate degrees and 20 graduate degrees and pursue a world-class education in an environment that equips you for success.

“Adelphi creates a supportive environment for international students and it is easy to find ways to engage with the local community. This is a great chance to encounter new cultures and make a lot of new friends. This is the greatest educational experience that I have ever had!”

Steven, Vietnam

International Sport Management major

Adelphi University

Best Colleges Nationwide
7,991 total enrollment
21.4% international students
Quaint town near NYC

In collaboration with SHORELIGHT