International Direct Admission

International Direct is designed for international students with advanced English-language skills. It focuses on academic, cultural and professional growth so you can excel in school—and prepare for a successful future.

As an International Direct student at Adelphi International, you'll receive:

  • Exclusive and rigorous academic coursework
  • Priority access to in-demand courses that fit your interests
  • Guidance from academic advisors and mentors
  • Career development and networking opportunities
  • Intensive classes with domestic students

Program Details

Program Length Program
Earned Toward
2 Semesters
26+ Standard First-Year Requirements Year 2

*Progression into specific majors may have additional requirements.

Entry requirements

To apply as an International Direct student, you should meet the following qualifications:

Minimum GPA Minimum TOEFL® Minimum IELTS™ iTEP
Only one of the scores below required
3.0 80+ 6.5+ 4.5+


Depending on their choice of major, students will follow an elective curriculum based on one of the following three tracks:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Information Sciences
  • Business, Finance and Economics

Sample Curriculum

The following curricula are samples and subject to change. Each student's curriculum will vary depending upon their major, interests and career goals.

Live, Learn, Grow I 1 Live, Learn, Grow II 1
Fundamentals of Writing (ENG106) 3 Art & Craft of Writing (ENG107)  3
General Education Course 3 General Education Course 3
General Education Course 3 General Education Course 3
 Humanities OR STEM OR Business Course 3 Humanities OR STEM OR Business Course 3

Total credits: 26+ credits

Important Dates

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
 Payment Deadline August 5, 2019 December 30, 2019 May 6, 2020
Move-in Date August 25, 2019 January 13, 2020 May 20, 2020
Program Start Date August 26, 2019 January 14, 2020 May 21, 2020

International Direct Costs

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
 Tuition and Fees (2 semesters) $40,202 $40,202 $40,202
Housing $8,990 – $13,870 $9,565 – $12,005 $9,565 – $12,005
Dining $4,420 $2,910 $2,910
Health Insurance*  $2,000  $2,000 $2,000
Total $55,612 – $60,492 $54,677 – $57,117 $54,677 – $57,117

*Health insurance coverage lasts for three consecutive semesters.

In the summer semester, dining and housing options may be limited and costs may vary during this semester. 

Starting Your Fall Semester Studies? You May Be Eligible for a Discount.

We are delighted to offer a fee reduction with early tuition payment.* Students enrolled in the fall semester may be eligible for the following discounts:

  • Option 1: Students who pay their full balance by May 3rd will lock in last year’s tuition. They will also receive an exclusive academic year discount: Undergraduate students will receive $1,500 off their tuition, while postgraduate students will receive $500.
  • Option 2: Students who pay their full balance by May 31st, will lock in last year’s cost for tuition only. Pricing will rise after this date.

*Students on payment plans are not eligible. Students participating in the 2–3 term pre-sessional bundle are not eligible. Please note that this offer is only valid for students participating in fall intake.

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