ARCADIA UNIVERSITY, GLENSIDE, PENNSYLVANIA

Glenside, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1853Established Year
  3811Enrollment

Arcadia University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Aishwarya Bhatnagar

Arcadia University is a private university in Glenside, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1853, and has been ranked 42nd in North Region by US News & World Report.

Highlights

TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
Endowment67.7 million USD
Cost of Attendance57,490 USD
Campus Housing Capacity49%
Admission Helpdeskadmiss@arcadia.edu, 215 572-2910
Student Retention Rate72.00%

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Around 35 undergraduate, 15 graduate and 10 doctoral fields of study, under five schools are offered at Arcadia University currently. Some of the popular majors are – Biology/Biological Sciences, Psychology, International Business, Trade, Commerce, Health Care, Management, Speech Communication, Creative Writing, etc.
  • On a 76 acre campus, Arcadia University offers residence facility to its students. It includes four residential halls, which can accommodate its students.

Arcadia University Admission Process

RequirementsTranscripts; SOP; LOR
Test ScoresUG: ACT/SAT Graduate: GRE/LSAT/MCAT/GMAT
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS/ITEP
Application feeGraduate: 25 USD
Additional RequirementsEssay and Resume; Personal and Financial Statement
Admission DeadlineRolling

How to apply – To apply for admission to Arcadia University, for:

  • UG: Apply through the Common/Arcadia Application.
  • Graduate: Apply through Arcadia Application or from the respective department’s website.

Cost of Attendance

ExpensesCost
Tuition, Fee and Housing (Academic Year)52,580 USD
Books and Supplies1,500 USD
TOTAL54,080 USD

Financial Aid

The students at Arcadia University are offered financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and grants. It is mandatory for students to submit the FAFSA on or before deadline, to receive financial aid.

  • The average scholarship value for freshmen is 31,065 USD.
  • About 99% of the freshmen receive financial aid in some form.

Alumni benefits include special discounts at area hotels, travel discounts, grants and fee waivers for dependent children of alumni, discounts at All Access Gym to Sweat Fitness, discounts for in house performances, etc.

Find a Program

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 6 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$22,500 - 30,600 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$22,500 - 33,915 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Sciences 12 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$22,500 - 30,600 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 10 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
ON-CAMPUSPre-Nursing
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 8 Programs

2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$22,500 - 30,600 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$42,880 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Arcadia University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population4515
FAFSA Code003235
Application Cost$30
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$42,880 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Read more about admission seasons and deadlines

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-80- -
Speaking-18--
Reading-18--
Listening-18--
Writing-18--
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6- -
Speaking-5--
Reading-5--
Listening-5--
Writing-5--
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score114510501240 78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580530630-
Mathematics565520610-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252227 30%
English242127-
Mathematics242126-

Arcadia University Acceptance Rate

62.3%

Acceptance Rate

8931

Total Applicants

4515

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

28.3%

Male

71.7%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program62.3%
Total Applicants4337
Total Enrolled2701
Graduate
Graduate Programs62.3%
Total Applicants2913
Total Enrolled1814

Arcadia University Enrollment

Enrollment
Arcadia University Enrollment4515
Undergraduate Enrollment2701
Graduate Enrollment1814
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate57.8%

Attendance Cost

$42,880

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$42,880 / Year
Post Graduate Program$30,600 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,500 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,660 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,100 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$18,365 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,100 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,850 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,850 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
Public Health ProgramsCouncil on Education for Public Health

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
720623144892155
+1-215-572-2900
TELEPHONE
450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038
ADDRESS
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