Arcadia University is a private, religious institution in the suburb of Glenside, Pennsylvania. Arcadia University was founded in 1853. The college enrolls around 3,063 students a year, including 1,831 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into Arcadia University. Arcadia University admitted 82% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 4,645 out of 5,636 total applicants were accepted.
|Arcadia University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||82%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||30%|
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Arcadia University is locatedin the town of Glenside, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
If you would like to see Arcadia University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Glenside, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arcadia University and Glenside are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arcadia University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arcadia University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1270 and Above
1100 to 1270
1100 and Less
The median SAT score for Arcadia University students is 1175. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Arcadia University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Arcadia University.
Wondering what life at Arcadia University is like? There are approximately 3,063 students enrolled at Arcadia University, including 1,831 undergraduate students and 1,232 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from PA and 40% percent of students are from other states.
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