Arcadia University

country rank  610
world rank  1901

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University Overview

Established in 1853, Arcadia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Glenside (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Arcadia University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Arcadia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1853
Colours Scarlet and gray

University Location

Address 450 S Easton Road
Glenside (population range: 2,500-9,999)
19038-3295 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 572 2900
F +1 (215) 881 8799

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office

+1 (215) 572 2910

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Arcadia University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Forum of Associations of Christian Higher Education (IFACHE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019