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Career Outcomes

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  •    Where other students with your major are working?

  •    What recent graduates are getting paid?

  •    Information to help you negotiate your next salary?

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First Destination Survey – Class of 2018

Every year, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conducts its First Destination Survey to track the progress of new college graduates as they enter the job market. As we do every year, Adelphi University encouraged its newest class of the year to participate in the study.

» Undergraduate Results » Graduate Results » Overall Results

Outcome results as of October 7, 2019




95% of our undergraduate students have jobs or are in grad school within six months of graduation

1% are volunteering

4% are seeking opportunities




94% of those completing graduate school in 2018 are either working or continuing their education

6% are seeking opportunities


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11% Higher Rate

Adelphi University’s career outcomes rate is higher than the national average.

Salary Comparisons

$62,895 – average annual base salary of our 2018 baccalaureate graduates

$72,247 – average annual base salary of 2018 grad students, compared to the national average graduate student salary of $65,725

Awards and Recognition

19 of our undergraduate programs rank in the Top 10 percent nationwide by College Factual.

For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranked Adelphi University as a Best College nationwide.

Adelphi is a U.S. News & World Report Top Performer on Social Mobility, ranking in the top 25% of National Universities.

Top Organizations Employing Adelphi Graduates

Well-Known Organizations Hiring Adelphi Graduates



Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)

Columbia University Medical Center

New York Mets


JP Morgan Chase

Morgenstern Capital

United States Marine Corps

Syosset Chamber of Commerce

The Estée Lauder Companies

Northwestern Mutual Investment Services

Bank of America

Bethpage Federal Credit Union


Citi Bank


New York University

Sesame Workshop

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Weill Cornell Medicine



Top Graduate Schools Accepting Adelphi Students

Columbia University

Washington University

Yale University

Harvard University

Villanova University

New York Institute of Technology

Drexel University

New York University

University of Texas at Austin

University of Pittsburgh

For more information, please contact

Azahah A. H. Shaari
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The data above reflects 2018-2019 programming from the Center for Career and Professional Development.

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