Arcadia University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3295
(215) 572-2910
(887) 272-2342
Fax: (215) 881-8767

Contact: Mark Lapreziosa
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management
Main Address
450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3295
(215) 572-2900

www.arcadia.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,242
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 601
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,143
Graduate enrollment: 1,652

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 70%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Interior Design B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sound and music B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B,C
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B,C
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B,C
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B
Health Services Administration B
Health System Administration B,C
Medical Illustrating B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Global legal studies B
Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B
Sport psychology B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Arcadia University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(215) 572-2900
Website:https://www.arcadia.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.arcadia.edu/admissions/undergraduate/how-apply
Address:450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-3295
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,785
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):61%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,998 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$40,920
Out-of-state Tuition:$40,920
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$26,718

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Arcadia University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Arcadia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs151
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education16242
English Language and Literature/Letters33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs152
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Library Science11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies251
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology25
Social Sciences61
Visual and Performing Arts161
Grand total580432

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Arcadia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Arcadia University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$40,920
Out-of-state$40,920
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,710
Out-of-state$29,710

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid58698%
Grant or scholarship aid58598%$26,718
Student loan aid54190%$9,245

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,46793%$23,534
Federal student loans1,44055%$9,391

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Arcadia University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Arcadia University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,9842,7996,185
Percent admitted100%61%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%7%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Arcadia University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,785
Undergraduate enrollment2,473
Graduate enrollment1,312

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Arcadia University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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