Arcadia University: Statistics

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#2348 of 14,131 In the World
#688 of 2,597 In North America
#631 of 2,496 In the United States
#38 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 3 In Glenside
#625 of 1,005 For Sports Medicine

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$29,576 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,014
Graduates
1,286
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.arcadia.edu

Arcadia University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 74% 70% 75%
Applicants 8,884 2,717 6,167
Admissions 6,541 1,889 4,652
Freshmen enrolled full time 473 157 316
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 1 4

681 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,170 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
419 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Arcadia University are 1030-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
76 or 16%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Arcadia University are 20-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1726 (52%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 522 (16%)
Black or African American 329 (10%)
Hispanic 236 (7%)
Asian 229 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 141 (4%)
Two or more races 105 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,576/year
Average aid awarded
$30,076
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $23,979
$30-48K $25,459
$48-75K $27,003
$75-110K $28,974
$110K+ $33,396

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $44,640$27,894
Tuition in-state $44,640$27,894
Tuition out-of-state $44,640$27,894
Fee in-district $700$226
Fee in-state $700$226
Fee out-of-state $700$226

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,135
Combined charge for room and board $14,050
Room charge $9,000
Meal charge $5,050

Arcadia University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist 331
Physician Assistant 97
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 75
Psychology, General 54
International Business & Trade & Commerce 20 17
Creative Writing 18 14
Applied Behavior Analysis 29
Computer and Information Sciences, General 29
International & Globalization Studies 25
Education, Other 22
Counseling Psychology 20
Criminology 20
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 20
Actuarial Science 18
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 16
Human & Medical Genetics 16
Public Health, General 6 10
Communication and Media Studies, Other 14
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 7 6
History, General 13
Sociology, General 12
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 11
Accounting 10
Mathematics, General 10
Reading Teacher Education 10
Special Education and Teaching, General 9 1
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 10
Business Administration and Management, General 9
Commercial and Advertising Art 9
English Language and Literature, General 7 2
Forensic Science and Technology 9
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 8
Finance, General 7
Acting 6
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Chemistry, General 5
Communication, General 5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 5
Education, General 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 4
Political Science and Government, Other 4
Accounting and Business & Management 3
Art Teacher Education 3
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 3
Cultural Anthropology 3
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 3
Illustration 3
Medical Illustration & Medical Illustrator 3
Painting 3
International Law and Legal Studies 2
Italian Studies 2
Performance and Sport Psychology 2
Philosophy 2
Accounting and Finance 1
Accounting and Related Services, Other 1
Biochemistry 1
Conservation Biology 1
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
French Studies 1
History Teacher Education 1
Jewelry Arts 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Spanish and Iberian Studies 1
Grand Total 500 292 338
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 59% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
993
Citations
28,439

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
354 / 13,428
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
315 / 4,801
Psychology
250 / 8,601
Physical Therapy
92 / 5,526
Biology
90 / 2,008
Art & Design
89 / 411
Sociology
85 / 1,103
Business
81 / 1,328
Computer Science
81 / 1,892
Chemistry
73 / 721
Health Science
64 / 1,084
Mathematics
63 / 7,733
Social Psychology
60 / 1,503
Sports Medicine
47 / 4,216
Political Science
45 / 135
Math Teachers
43 / 1,494
Economics
43 / 234
Education Majors
43 / 938
Child Psychology
40 / 2,316
Environmental Science
40 / 519
Pharmacy
35 / 436
Demography
35 / 351
Public Health
35 / 559
Occupational Therapy
34 / 1,625
Creative Writing
31 / 182
Physics
30 / 368
Clinical Psychology
29 / 1,501
Inorganic Chemistry
27 / 236
Psychiatry
27 / 838
Literature
26 / 48
Engineering
26 / 192
Law
26 / 204
Gender Studies
24 / 273
Ecology
24 / 350
Healthcare Management (MHA)
24 / 256
Aesthetics
21 / 28
Media Studies
21 / 40
Gerontology
20 / 406
History
20 / 7
Nursing
20 / 326

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 90
1992 9 79
1993 7 103
1994 7 79
1995 11 80
1996 11 83
1997 11 86
1998 6 100
1999 11 164
2000 9 167
2001 14 161
2002 14 224
2003 15 257
2004 21 284
2005 24 295
2006 18 470
2007 22 567
2008 26 674
2009 28 823
2010 41 906
2011 46 999
2012 61 1262
2013 63 1357
2014 54 1680
2015 85 1969
2016 68 2583
2017 61 3014
2018 68 2850
2019 64 3187
2020 87 3584
2021 80 3975

Notable alumni

  1. Anna Deavere Smith

    Anna Deavere Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    screenwriterplaywrightfilm actorwritertelevision actor
    Biography

    Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is known for her roles as National Security Advisor Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing, hospital administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15), and as U.S. District Court Clerk Tina Krissman on the ABC show For the People (2018–19).

  2. Joe McKeehen

    Joe McKeehen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Joseph McKeehen is an American professional poker player and mind sports player from North Wales, Pennsylvania. In 2015 he won the World Series of Poker Main Event, earning $7,683,346.

  3. William Evanina

    William Evanina
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    William R. Evanina is an American national security official who served as director of the United States National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) until his January 2021 resignation. As director of the NCSC he was the head of national counterintelligence for the U.S. Government. Evanina previously served as director of the Office of the national counterintelligence executive (ONCIX) before it transitioned into the NCSC. Prior to his service as national counterintelligence executive, he was the chief of the Counterespionage Group for the Central Intelligence Agency. He gained his initial law enforcement experience as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  4. M. Susan Savage

    M. Susan Savage
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    M. Susan Savage is an American Democratic politician from Oklahoma. She was the 36th Mayor of Tulsa from 1992 to 2002, the first woman to hold that office. From 2003 to 2011, she was the 29th Secretary of State of Oklahoma.

General info

Alternative names Beaver College
Founded 1853
Colors scarlet, gray
Academic Calendar September to May
Total FTE staff 670
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 450 S Easton Rd
Glenside, Pennsylvania, 19038-3295
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 2155722900
Fax +1 (215) 881 8799

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