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COLLEGE STATS

Admissions Office Location
450 S. Easton Rd.
Glenside, PA 19038

Phone (877) ARCADIA
Financial Aid (215) 572-2980

Web site www.arcadia.edu

Students
Full-Time: 1575 men and women
Part-Time: 262 men and women
Graduate: 1411 men and women

Application Deadline Rolling

Student/Faculty 12 to 1

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Arcadia University prepares students for life in a rapidly changing global society. As a comprehensive, independent institution, Arcadia University offers men and women a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs on its suburban Philadelphia campus and through its Center for Education Abroad.

Arcadia University prides itself on meeting the changing educational, career, and developmental needs of students, alumni and the local community while emphasizing the strengths of a liberal education. Non-sectarian, with strong historic ties to the Presbyterian Church, Arcadia University is committed to serving students of all ages and cultural backgrounds. A dedicated community of teacher/scholars, administrators, staff, trustees, and students work in genuine collegiality to create a climate for learning and personal growth based upon intellectual challenge and nurturing relationships.

HOUSING
Approximately 70% of the undergraduate population lives in one of six residence halls and four apartment complexes. The undergraduate, graduate and professional staffs provide many activities and programs that encompass a variety of areas including educational, social, cultural, and recreational aspects of personal development. This office also coordinates all aspects of the housing program, including room selection. The Code of Conduct and other residence hall policies are enforced through the Student Affairs Office. This hall also coordinates all aspects of the housing program, including room selection.

ACTIVITIES
Student Activities supports a comprehensive program of co-curricular activities that assist student transition to college life by working closely with students, faculty, and staff. The cultural, social, recreational and educational programs supported by Student Activities are designed to create a positive learning experience which opens new horizons, ideas, and social outlets. Through programming, involvement in the over 45 clubs and organizations active on campus, leadership and service, students also have the opportunity to stimulate personal growth and contribute to the campus community.

SPORTS
Division III Athletics
Men's: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Swimming, Soccer and Tennis
Women's: Softball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Swimming, Soccer, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Volleyball
Co-Ed: Golf and Equestrian

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
There are more than 45 programs of undergraduate and graduate study.

Undergraduate fields include: Business & Economics, Computer Science & Mathematics, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Sciences / Pre-Health, Social Sciences, and Liberal Studies

Graduate degrees and programs
Master of Science in Forensic Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Genetic Counseling, Department of Medical Science and Community Health (Master of Science in Health Education, Master of Medical Science: Physician Assistant Program, Master of Science in Public Health), Master of Arts in International Peace and Conflict Resolution (Peace Education, Environmental Conflict Management, Public Health), Master of Arts in Counseling/Psychology, Doctor of Education: Special Education, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in English, Master of Arts in Humanities, and Certification: Pennsylvania Department of Education Approved Programs

VISIT INFORMATION
Fall and Spring Semesters
Interview times for undergraduate freshman, transfer, and Continuing Education candidates:*
10:30 AM
11:15 AM
12:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:15 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM

Interview times for part-time graduate candidates:*
9:30 AM
2:00 PM

Tour times:*
9:30 AM
10:15 AM
1:30 PM
2:15 PM
3:00 PM

Winter, Spring and Summer Break
Interview times for undergraduate freshman, transfer, and Continuing Education candidates:*
9:30 AM
11:15 AM
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
3:15 PM
5:00 PM
5:30 PM (summer only)
6:00 PM (winter and spring break only)

Interview times for part-time graduate candidates:*
10:30 AM
2:30 PM

Tour times:*
10:15 AM
2:15 PM

*Interviews and tours available Monday through Friday by appointment

Saturday Information Sessions
Not offered during winter break, spring break or summer
10:00 Information Session, 11:00 Tour

Undergraduate Open Houses
Fall: September-December (1 per month)
Spring: April (for high school juniors)
Countdown to Arcadia: April (for accepted students only)

DIRECTIONS TO ARCADIA
Arcadia University is located on Easton Road, between Routes
73 and 309.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Take the Fort Washington exit (#339-old #26). Proceed south on Route 309 approximately 5 miles to the second Easton Road exit (Glenside). Follow the exit ramp around onto Easton Road. Go under the Route 309 overpass and immediately bear left into the Arcadia University campus.

From the Tacony Palmyra Bridge and the Betsy Ross Bridge
Take I-95 to Route 73 (Cottman Avenue) west to Arcadia University, located at the junction of 73 (which has then become Church Road) and Route 152 (Limekiln Pike).

From the Ben Franklin Bridge
Follow signs to Route 676 West then to Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway). Take the Lincoln Drive exit (#340A-old #32); follow Lincoln Drive to Emlen Street. Turn left onto Emlen (which changes to Cresheim Valley Drive) and follow until it dead-ends at Stenton Avenue. Turn right on Stenton and move left immediately turning left at first light (Ivy Hill Road). Take Ivy Hill Road until it dead-ends and turn right on Cheltenham Avenue. Turn left at the first light, Easton Road. You will go through one traffic light then pass the entrance to Route 309. Go under the Route 309 overpass and immediately bear left into the Arcadia University Campus.

From southern New Jersey and the Walt Whitman Bridge
Follow signs from your area to the Walt Whitman Bridge. Cross bridge and follow signs for Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway). Follow to Lincoln Drive Exit (#340A-old #32). Once on Lincoln Drive follow the directions above (from the Ben Franklin Bridge).

From northern New Jersey
Take New Jersey Turnpike to the Pennsylvania Turnpike exit #6. Go west on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Fort Washington exit (#339-old #26). Proceed south on Route 309 approximately 5 miles to the second Easton Road exit (Glenside). Follow exit ramp around onto Easton Road. Go under the Route 309 overpass and immediately bear left into the Arcadia University campus.

From the Commodore Barry Bridge, Wilmington, Baltimore, and Points South
Take Route 95 North to Route 476 North (Plymouth Meeting), to the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange. At entrance bear right, take the PA Turnpike East toward New Jersey. Take the Fort Washington exit (#339-old#26). Proceed south on Route 309 approximately 5 miles to the second Easton Road exit (Glenside). Follow the exit ramp around onto Easton Road. Go under the Route 309 overpass and immediately bear left into the Arcadia University campus.

From Philadelphia International Airport
Take Route 95 South to Route 476 North (Plymouth Meeting), to the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange. At entrance bear right, take the PA Turnpike East toward New Jersey. Take the Fort Washington exit (#339-old#26). Proceed south on Route 309 approximately 5 miles to the second Easton Road exit (Glenside). Follow the exit ramp around onto Easton Road. Go under the Route 309 overpass and immediately bear left into the Arcadia University campus.

By Train
Take the SEPTA R5 or R2 lines to Glenside Station. Use SEPTA #22 bus or taxicab or walk south along Easton Road to Arcadia University.

By Bus
Take the SEPTA #22 to Arcadia University. Connect with the #22 from Broad Street Subway and SEPTA bus routes C, #18 and #26 at SEPTA center at Broad Street and Olney Avenue. From Mt. Airy/Cedarbrook take the SEPTA H bus and transfer to SEPTA #22 at Cheltenham Avenue and Easton Road.