In 2016-2017, 5.8 percentage of Adelphi University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Adelphi University has 5,266 undergraduate students, of which 68 percent are women and 32 percent are men, and a total student body of 7,978 students. Of these students, 239 men and 221 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.
This total does not include students playing intramural sports.
According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.
The sports at Adelphi University with the most participants are lacrosse (72), track and field, outdoor (62) and track and field, indoor (57).