Arcadia University Rankings

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In the World#2433 of 14178
In North America#751 of 2629
In the United States#688 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#35 of 155
In Glenside#1 of 3

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$29,040 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,149
Graduates
1,314
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Arcadia University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%62%67%
Applicants10,2163,1467,070
Admissions6,7091,9614,748
Freshmen enrolled full time529179350
Freshmen enrolled part time11

428 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

578 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
487 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Arcadia University are 1030-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
91 or 17%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Arcadia University are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1899 (55%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown458 (13%)
Black or African American316 (9%)
Asian235 (7%)
Hispanic232 (7%)
Nonresident Alien202 (6%)
Two or more races109 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,040/year
Average aid awarded
$29,727
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$22,224
$30-48K$24,887
$48-75K$24,336
$75-110K$27,290
$110K+$34,407

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$43,740$28,683
Tuition in-state$43,740$28,683
Tuition out-of-state$43,740$28,683
Fee in-district$700$239
Fee in-state$700$239
Fee out-of-state$700$239

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,135
Combined charge for room and board$13,900
Room charge$9,000
Meal charge$4,900

Arcadia University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist308
Physician Assistant96
Biology & Biological Sciences, General65
Psychology, General46
International Business & Trade & Commerce1820
Criminology2117
Early Childhood Education and Teaching32
Computer and Information Sciences, General28
Applied Behavior Analysis27
International & Global Studies26
Health & Health Care Administration & Management21
Creative Writing810
Educational Leadership and Administration, General107
English Language and Literature, General511
Education, General16
Counseling Psychology16
Human & Medical Genetics16
Actuarial Science15
Special Education and Teaching, General141
Secondary Education and Teaching15
History, General14
Public Health, General77
Communication and Media Studies, Other12
Accounting12
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution11
Business Administration and Management, General11
Sociology11
Reading Teacher Education11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9
Education, Other9
Mathematics, General9
Art & Art Studies, General8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Commercial and Advertising Art7
Acting6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia5
Spanish Language and Literature5
Chemistry, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Medical Illustration & Medical Illustrator4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Photography3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Social Sciences, Other2
French Studies2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2
International Law and Legal Studies2
Painting2
Metal and Jewelry Arts2
Business & Managerial Economics2
Accounting and Finance2
Health Teacher Education2
Accounting and Business & Management1
Illustration1
Political Science and Government, Other1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics1
Printmaking1
Rhetoric and Composition & Writing Studies, Other1
Communication, General1
Psychology, Other1
Finance, General1
Cultural Anthropology1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other1
Spanish and Iberian Studies1
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other1
Interior Design1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Agricultural Teacher Education1
Art Teacher Education1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Grand Total447342316
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%58%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,164
Citations
28,767

Publication count by topic

Psychology
278
Medicine
218
Chemistry
145
Sociology
87
Biology
85
Political science
61
Computer science
43
Mathematics
40
Art
32
History
25
Engineering
17
Economics
17
Physics
16
Business
14
Philosophy
11
Geography
9
Materials science
7
Geology
4
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art121850
Psychology12457,437
Sociology12821,123
Mathematics12845,432
Medicine14518,949
Political science2062153
History211311
Philosophy21179
Biology29071,780
Chemistry30331,476
Physics3160174
Geography333672
Geology357022
Economics366747
Computer science3750328
Business404743
Engineering457732
Environmental science50138
Materials science509422

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19907109
1991494
1992879
1993784
1994774
1995867
19961069
1997977
1998678
199911141
20009138
200114136
200212209
200314242
200420256
200523260
200618440
200722516
200823605
200926726
201040810
201146903
2012601140
2013651241
2014551562
2015831859
2016682478
2017572825
2018682541
2019602945
2020733113

General info

Alternative namesBeaver College
Founded1853
WikipediaArcadia University
Colorsscarlet, gray
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff694
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address450 S Easton Rd
Glenside, Pennsylvania, 19038-3295
United States
City population8,000
Phone2155722900
Fax+1 (215) 881 8799

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