64%

Acceptance Rate

$28,985

Avg.Financial Aid

003235

FAFSA Code

Arcadia University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Presbyterian Church (USA)

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    MSCHE

  • Website

    https://www.arcadia.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    3,662

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

450 S Easton Rd

Rankings

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Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    FALSE

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    64%

  • SAT Range

    1050 - 1250

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    21 - 27

  • High School GPA

    Recommended

  • Application Fee

    $30

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

The admission to Arcadia University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1030-1260, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Arcadia University, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 21 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295. To gather more information, they can call them at (215) 572-2900.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $28,205

  • Average Annual Cost

    $42,880

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,500

  • Other Fees

    $700

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $13,800

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $1,100

Total One Year Cost

$59,980

Before applying to AU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $63,739. The average annual tuition cost ($44,440), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($13,900), and budget for other expenses ($1,100) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$314

Faculty Overview

38%

Male Professors

62%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Biology, General

    74 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    61 Graduates

  • International Business

    32 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    29 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    28 Graduates

  • Education, Other

    25 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    22 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    19 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    28 Graduates

  • Education, Other

    25 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    22 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    19 Graduates

  • Sociology

    19 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    18 Graduates

  • Criminology

    17 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    17 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    16 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    15 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    14 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    14 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    13 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    11 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    11 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    8 Graduates

  • History

    8 Graduates

  • Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

    7 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    6 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    5 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    5 Graduates

  • Medical Illustration and Informatic...

    5 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    5 Graduates

  • Marketing

    4 Graduates

  • Public Health

    4 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    3 Graduates

  • Biological and Physical Sciences

    3 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    3 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    3 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    2 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    2 Graduates

  • Legal Research and Advanced Profess...

    2 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    2 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    2 Graduates

  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

    1 Graduates

  • Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multic...

    1 Graduates

  • Business/Managerial Economics

    1 Graduates

  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

    1 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    1 Graduates

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,160

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time / Part-time

90% / 10%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

64%

Unknown

5%

Black

10%

Hispanic

9%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

3%

Asian

5%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

44%

Out Of State

56%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,831 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

scarlet and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

182

Total Female Athletes

165

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Security

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,900 per year for living on campus. Arcadia University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at AU costs around $4,800 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 33% male and 67% female students.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$23,801 - $27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$247 - $280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,985

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,969

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,125

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,417

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$36,271

$30K - $48K

$34,669

$48K - $75K

$33,069

$75K - $110K

$31,649

> $110K

$29,123

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,542,276

In case the students at Arcadia University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Arcadia University is around $27,315 and the federal grant is $5,043. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,626 and institutional aid worth $27,315. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Arcadia University add up to $8,542,276 per year.

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