64%

Acceptance Rate

$28,985

Avg.Financial Aid

003235

FAFSA Code

About Arcadia University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,662

Website

https://www.arcadia.edu

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

MSCHE

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

Presbyterian Church (USA)

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

450 S Easton Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2155722900
Fax: 2155724049
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Arcadia University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

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

N/A

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

64%

SAT Range

1050 - 1250

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

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

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$700

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming 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

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

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

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

5% Unknown

10% Black

9% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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 Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

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.

$0$100,000

$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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