Arcadia UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Glenside, Pennsylvania Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$44,440

Avg tuition

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About Arcadia University

Arcadia University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Glenside, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,463, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 80 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 66%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $44,440.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 66%

Retention Rate 80%

Graduation Rate 66%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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70%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

55%

Unknown

13%

Black

9%

Hispanic

7%

Asian

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

43% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

43%

State Grant Aid

27%

Institution Grant Aid

96%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,043
State Grant Aid $3,626
Institution Grant Aid $27,315
Pell Grant Aid $4,594
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.