Student Population
National Rank
Arcadia University overview
Location Glenside, Pennsylvania
Online arcadia.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Arcadia University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Glenside, Pennsylvania, Arcadia University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith. In the most recent statistical year 8,931 prospective students applied, and 5,563 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 569 enrolled in the school.  2,696 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,115 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $41,630 plus fees of $700. Arcadia is ranked 307 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Arcadia University overview
SAT 1130/1310
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
Arcadia University overview
Applications Due Apr 1, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Arcadia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$700
Room and Board $13,660
Budget for Other Expenses$1,100
Total One Year Cost$58,590


Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
62% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Arcadia University students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 14%
Biology 12%
Business 12%
Social Sciences 9%
Psychology 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211088 IPEDS survey data for Arcadia University.