Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

AACSB accreditation

Adelphi Offers Top-Rate Opportunities for Business Students

With personalized attention, our students are transformed into business leaders.

  • The Willumstad School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a recognition received by less than 5% of schools offering business degrees worldwide. 
  • We offer personal attention from expert faculty members who foster the knowledge, integrity and originality to drive enterprise in the 21st century. 
  • Our classes are small and offer state-of-the-art instruction—and we have a richly diverse student body.
  • Our curriculum is cutting-edge—designed and constantly innovated by leaders in the business world
  • Our students gain business experience and exposure through corporate internships and events with distinguished executives, government leaders and scholars.
  • Our faculty members are first-rate scholars, experienced entrepreneurs and executives with a passion for teaching. They are innovators and top researchers, and they’re highly regarded for their expertise in key business disciplines.
  • We offer an array of undergraduate programs in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. We also offer highly competitive full-time, part-time and accelerated graduate programs.
  • Our students and faculty members bring broad educational backgrounds, career experiences and interests
  • We’re strategically located near the financial capital of the world, New York City. We combine the dynamic of a large university with the familiarity of a small community—offering the best of both.

Retention Rates for the Willumstad School of Business

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation Rates
for First-time, Full-time Freshmen

From first-year to second-year: 82.2%
Four-year Graduation Rate: 61.7%
Six-year Graduation Rate: 63.5%

Graduation Rates for Full-time Transfer Students

Two-year Graduation Rate: 39.7%
Four-year Graduation Rate: 81.0%

Graduation Rate for Full-time MBA Students

Two-year Graduation Rate: 79.2%

Student Satisfaction

Alumni surveyed one year after graduation (2015-16) reported their satisfaction with Adelphi’s business programs.

  • 83.3% of the undergraduates and all MBA students were working in a job related to their major area of study.
  • 76.5% of the M.B.A. students rated the quality of education in their program as “excellent” or “good.”
  • 76.2% of the undergraduates and 80% of the MBA students were satisfied or very satisfied with their academic preparation at Adelphi.

Placement of Willumstad School of Business Graduates

2017 Adelphi Business Graduates: 331

Graduate Student Outcomes

Of the graduate students (domestic) who obtained an MBA or MS in Supply Chain Management in 2016-17:

reported being employed

Undergraduate Student Outcomes

Of the students who obtained undergraduate degrees in 2016-17, the percentage of those who reported being employed, is presented below by major:

Recent graduates of the Willumstad School of Business have been placed in the following organizations:

Bank of America
Barclays Bank
Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Estee Lauder
Ernst & Young
Flushing Bank
Grant Thornton
Grassi & Co.
Henry Schein
JP Morgan Chase
Merrill Lynch
Northwell Health
NYU Winthrop Hospital
Penn Mutual

competitive, Paid Internships for Business StudentS 

Students graduating having completed at least one internship: 76%
Accounting students who have completed at least one internship prior to graduating: 76%
Internships that pay students a stipend: 98.5%
Internships where students obtained academic credit: 1.5%
Internships where students were unpaid: 0
Number of employers where students interned: 202

» Learn more about our internship and mentorship program 

National Student Recognition

Each year, School of Business students score in the top 10% nationally on the ETS Major Field Tests for undergraduate and graduate degrees in business. We are proud to recognize these students’ achievements and congratulate them on demonstrating a high level of mastery of their chosen fields of study.

» See Our Top-Scoring Students

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For further information, please contact:

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p - 516.877.4600