Why choose Arcadia University?
Set on a beautiful campus centered around the historic landmark Grey Towers Castle, Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. At Arcadia, nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
The University provides students with a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares them for postgraduate success in a diverse world. With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1 and an average first-year class size of 14, Arcadia students learn in a tight-knit community that inspires and encourages interaction, collaboration, and discussion.
Arcadia has been a leader in international academic experiences for nearly 70 years. It’s no surprise that the University has been nationally ranked in study abroad participation for the past 10 years in the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report. Plus, scholarships and financial aid apply when you study abroad through an Arcadia program.
At Arcadia, scholarships, grants, and loans make a nationally recognized education affordable. Approximately 99% of full-time undergraduates receive merit scholarships and/or need-based grants through the University. Distinguished Scholarships and Achievement Awards recognize academic excellence, leadership, service, and exceptional participation in school and community activities.
According to a postgraduate outcomes survey for the Class of 2019, 97.4% of respondents were employed, in graduate school, employed and in graduate school, or in military service within six to nine months of graduation.