Life at Adelphi

Adelphi and New York City: Big Benefits Near the Big Apple


NYC Skyline

New York City Skyline

Did you know that Adelphi University is only 37km from New York City? The Adelphi campus in Garden City is the best of both worlds. It has the charm of a small, beautiful and safe campus that’s right on the doorstep of the world’s most exciting city.

 At Adelphi, you can learn and socialize on campus without being overwhelmed by the speed of NYC. And when you want the unique energy of the big city, you’re right in the middle of it all after a short drive or train ride.

Think of New York City as the classroom that never sleeps. You’ll find learning opportunities, inspiration and a sense of wonder anywhere you go. Your time studying internationally isn’t just about what you learn in the classroom. It’s also about what you experience in your new home.

Here are just some of the ways you can benefit from attending Adelphi University so close to New York City:

Educational benefits

In addition to the libraries and resources you’ll find on campus, Adelphi offers quick access to learning and research opportunities in NYC. Libraries the size of a city block? Museums loaded with art from around the world? Bookstores you can literally get lost in? Yes, yes and we hope you brought snacks. Plus, around Garden City and in NYC you’ll find educational events, like talks from business leaders and meetups with experts and students in your field of study.

Concert HallCultural benefits

Looking for inspiration and culture? For museums, NYC has big ones like the Museum of Modern Art and the New York Hall of Science, plus multicultural museums, like the Museum of Chinese in America. And you can’t miss exciting Broadway musicals or baseball games at Yankee Stadium. If you want a more intimate cultural experience, check out small jazz clubs, independent art galleries, and even karaoke clubs! If you’re not sure where to start, the Undergraduate Accelerator course “Live, Learn, Grow” includes 8 cultural experiences created just for international students like you.

Professional benefits

NYC is a hub for finance, tech, marketing and more. At Adelphi, you’ll be close to lots of opportunities to find internships and jobs at non-profits, startups and Fortune 500 companies. And because the university is in the New York City area, you can easily connect with lots of successful alumni at networking events.

Touch-of-home benefits

Because New York City is so multicultural, it’s easy to enjoy meals and experiences from home. For instance, the Queens area of NYC is just a 20-minute drive from Adelphi, and is the most ethnically diverse area in the U.S. Hungry for Taiwanese soup dumplings, Peruvian chicken or German bratwurst? You’ll find it all in Queens. Or shop for decorations in Manhattan’s Koreatown, watch a Russian movie in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn or get your fill of authentic pasta on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx.

Altogether, being so close to NYC is one of the best parts of attending Adelphi. Living and studying in the area is a unique American experience. And because New York City is a global city, it also offers life experiences from your home country and beyond too. You’ll never be bored at Adelphi University because everywhere you look is another chance to learn and have fun as an international student.

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