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Arcadia University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Arcadia University

Website: http://www.arcadia.edu
Address: 450 S Easton Rd , Glenside , Pennsylvania - 19038-3295
Phone: (215) 572-2900
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
4,702
1,286
3,416
Percent admitted
69%
69%
70%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
19%
18%
19%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
480
618
SAT Math
480
578
SAT Writing
478
610
ACT Composite
20
26
ACT English
20
27
ACT Math
18
25
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $29,340
Out-of-state tuition $29,340
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $10,280
On-campus other expenses $900
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
99%
-
Federal grant aid
25%
$3,549
State or local grant aid
29%
$3,731
Institutional grant aid
96%
-
Loan aid
82%
$9,279
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,868
26%
74%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,232
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,640
Undergraduates 24 years old 91%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 9%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 68%
Men 73%
Women 67%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 59%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 67%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 68%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $25,990 $27,800 $29,700 $31,260 5.3%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,660 $9,980 $10,280 $10,680 3.9%
Other $900 $900 $900 $900 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $13,850 $16,200 $16,500 $16,800 1.8%
Other $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $37,350 $39,480 $41,880 $43,840 4.7%
Off Campus $41,740 $45,900 $48,300 $50,160 3.9%
Off Campus with Family $29,390 $31,200 $33,300 $34,860 4.7%
 

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Map of Arcadia University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,175 1,389 3,786
Percent admitted 61% 59% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 18% 16%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 496 94%
ACT 72 14%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 7/1/1946 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/5/1999 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited