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Current and Transfer Student Admission

Current Students

If you are a current undergraduate enrolled at Adelphi University, you may request consideration for admission to the Honors College.  Please submit your materials to

  • You need to have completed at least 15 credits at Adelphi
  • You cannot apply if you have more than 45 college credits completed the semester you would enter the Honors College
  • Submit your transcript (an unofficial copy is fine) and you must have an Adelphi cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • Request a letter of recommendation from a faculty member to support your application
  • Write a one-page essay explaining why you want to join the Honors College, what you hope to get out of the experience, and what you will bring to the honors community.

Transfer Students

Transfer students with no more than 48 completed college credits and with a GPA of 3.5 or better may also request consideration for admission by contacting the Honors College at

Please be prepared to provide letters of recommendation from college professors, examples of recent academic work, and course syllabi upon request.

Follow the Honors College at:   

For further information, please contact:

Honors College
p – 516.877.3800
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