Arcadia University

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Arcadia University



Tuition

$25,990 / year

Room and Board

$9,660

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 143,232 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 936 current serial subscriptions.
  • 59,120 microforms.
  • 3,396 Audio/Visual items.
  • 571 e-books.

Museums & Art

Landman Library Art Gallery; Spruance Art Center, Spruance Art Gallery; Arcadia Theater; Stiteler Auditorium; Fine Arts Graphics labs; photo studio and darkrooms; pottery kilns, metals studio, observatory, greenhouse

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 250 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 200 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 120 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, other

Career

co-op education, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 66% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 44% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 6% of housing units are Triples.
  • 38% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 30% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 77% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Family Weekend, Arcadia Blitz, Woodstock, Arcadia Spring Formal, Arcadia Semi-formal, International Festival
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 81 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Zeta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Neumann Club, Arcadia Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, Latino Club, Arcadia Asian Society
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) All majors have affiliated clubs, Day Student Club, Residence Hall Council, Student Programming Board, International Club, American Sign Language, Special Athletes Assoc. , Literacy Corps, Model UN, PEERS, Rotoract, Society for Castle Restoration, PRIDE Gay-Straight Alliance, Environmental Action, SADD, Student Alumni Assoc. , Equestrian Club, Cheerleading, Martial Arts, Roller Hockey, French Club, Student Physical Therapy Club, Student Physician Assistant Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Tower (semi-monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (20), na
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Glenside (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (10)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 52% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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