The Ideal Place to Experience the World

At Arcadia University, you’ll discover your life’s work through boundless exploration on campus and around the world. Our graduates turn passions into careers, use their talents to help others, and confidently live their best lives. 

 Customized Education

Guided by your interests (and dedicated professors), you’ll cultivate skills needed to lead in your field. What’s more: You’ll build the confidence to think critically, communicate effectively, and develop solutions to complex problems.

Global Mindset

There’s a reason our global offerings are renowned: No matter your academic path, you’ll be introduced to new perspectives, inspired to make a meaningful impact on the world around you, and prepared to thrive in a diverse, interconnected society.

Social Impact

Arcadia’s vibrant, inclusive learning community approaches every endeavor with an open mind and heart. You’ll engage in community service; be exposed to diverse people and ideas; and graduate as a curious intellectual, unafraid to think big.

Real-World Learning

Our hands-on experiences will get you out of the classroom and ready for life. You’ll dive into your areas of interest in preparation for a lifetime of career success—and personal growth and fulfillment.

By the Numbers

  • 99% of full-time undergraduates receive grants and scholarships;
  • 94.2% of recent grads secured professional opportunities within nine months of graduation;
  • 65+ fields of study;
  • 25-minute train ride from Center City Philadelphia;
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio;
  • 8 special admission programs
  • 1 National Historic Landmark, Grey Towers Castle.

Our Stories 

“I’m very fortunate to attend a University that embraces inclusivity and welcomes students to be authentic to themselves.”

- Mia Woo ’22


Applying to Arcadia

Our holistic application process allows us to offer admission to students who demonstrate our values. Additionally, we’ll work with you and your family to create a financial plan that fits your needs.


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