Arcadia University

Glenside, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address450 S Easton Rd
School Websitewww.arcadia.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Arcadia University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Glenside, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,243 students applied to Arcadia University. Of those students, 5,930 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Arcadia University was $42,880, in addition to fees of $700. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Arcadia University.

Arcadia University has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Arcadia University acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 5,930 of the 9,243 students who applied to Arcadia University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Arcadia University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Arcadia University had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Arcadia University was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Arcadia University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Arcadia University, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,880. Combined with fees of $700, room and board costs of $13,800, other expenses of $1,100 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $59,980.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $43,580 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Arcadia University to $59,980 for out-of-state students.

Students at Arcadia University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Arcadia University was $4,969 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Arcadia University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Arcadia University.

Arcadia University has a good gender split, with 68% of undergraduates being female and 32% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 56% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 44% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Arcadia University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Arcadia University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 33% students enroll at Arcadia University part-time; the other 2,456 students enrolled full-time.

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