Arcadia University

450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-3295

About Arcadia University

Arcadia University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,214
Student Age% Under 2563%
 % 25 and Over33%
 % Age Unknown4%
Attendance Type% Full-time67%
 % Part-time33%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.5%
 % Black10.0%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino2.9%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown10.2%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted65%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled15%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT92%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT15%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Writing500 / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3629
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$32,720
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$32,720
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans87%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,150
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$18,060
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,100
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,100
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,850

Neighborhood Data for the Glenside Area

Median Age40.7
Median Household Income$71,955
Total Population7,282
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.5% 53.5%
 Age 0-942.2%57.8%
 Age 10-1750.8%49.2%
 Age 18-2447.9%52.1%
 Age 25-2953.0%47.0%
 Age 30-3948.2%51.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.4%
 % Black9.8%
 % Asian2.2%
 % Latino3.4%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,150
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$18,060
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$834
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%14.4%0.0%
 $500 to $7490.0%47.9%0.0%
 $750 to $999100.0%32.3%43.8%
 Over $10000.0%5.3%56.2%
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