Arcadia University: Review & Facts

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Arcadia University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,030 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1853 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Arcadia University is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
94
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Arcadia University.

Arcadia University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 94 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Medical, Physical Therapy, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The student retention rate at Arcadia University is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Arcadia University is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Arcadia University is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,700
Average tuition costs are extremely high, $35,000 per year. The additional fees at Arcadia University not covered by tuition are roughly $700, which comes to a total of $35,700 per year.

Read the details about Arcadia University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
As reported in recent government data, 9,044 applications were submitted and 5,120 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Arcadia University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,700
Arcadia University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Arcadia University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Arcadia University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: around $8,700 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Arcadia University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Arcadia University Location and Maps



Post Address: Arcadia University, 450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295, USA
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