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Arcadia University

1,103 reviews
  1. Glenside, PA
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B
Arcadia University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Presbyterian
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation
Address
450 S Easton Rd
Glenside, PA 19038

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
1000-1200
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$26,337/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,326/ year
  • $30-48k
    $20,531/ year
  • $49-75k
    $23,738/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,959/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,964/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.44 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.47 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.47 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,367Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Easy
    4%
  • Eccentric
    23%
  • Eclectic
    15%
  • Open-minded
    27%
  • Rich and lazy
    12%
  • Tired
    4%
  • Weird
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.63 responses
Poll
3%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Boring
    9%
  • Cozy
    36%
  • Different
    27%
  • International
    23%
  • Involved
    5%

After Arcadia University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses

Reviews

1,103 reviews
  • Excellent
    79
  • Very Good
    346
  • Average
    509
  • Poor
    94
  • Terrible
    75
I'm in my second semester and I have no complaints I would recommend attending this school.
  • College Freshman
  • 23 days ago
I have yet to even think about because I am a junior and still have some time left before I graduate
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago
I love the professors so far all of the ones that I have had are great
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago