Location
Glenside, PA
Undergrads
2,154
Tuition
$35,620
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 772 total reviews with an average rating of 3.2

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4 College Senior

Facilities: Facilities are beautiful and clean. There are some room for improvements; maybe more dining options? But it is a great place to be and study

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Facilities: Athletic centers are really great. There's a pool, unfortunately not many students use it, and split level gym.

3 College Senior

Campus Dining: The main dining area is lacking in quality but the "chat" or quick food is really good. Everything is made to order and if you get to know the servers they will sometimes hook you up

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: There are some really great cute coffee shops and cafe's, a decent diner across the street, and pretty good pub food. Not a lot of indian food but if you have a car you can pretty much go to anywhere you'd like

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4 College Senior

Guys & Girls: It's still predominantly females but everyone has their own personality.

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4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: Arcadia is pretty relaxed about everything

1 College Senior

Greek Life: There is no greek life on campus

4 College Senior

Diversity: We have a diverse campus with an emphasis on Global Connections, this allows for an increased acceptance between students and a greater exposure to different cultures.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Spring Preview my freshman year was amazing, I am slightly regretting not taking more advantage of study abroad opportunities due to financial difficulty

5 College Senior

Health & Safety: I have never felt endangered in any way

5 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Off Campus Housing provides a sense of independence while being able to be close to assistance and classes. It is 100% the way to go if you are looking for a way to progress in your adulthood.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are various apartment off-campus that are very affordable and comfortable.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: Our university feel strongly about student safety so they do their best to regulate and protect the students.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: We have a Micheal's restaurant across from campus which is 24 hours and their food is pretty nice.

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5 College Sophomore

Majors: Lots of ways to get an internship.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: I am very happy with my education and the University and I am sure that will get job.

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: The campus is pretty diverse.

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4 College Sophomore

Computers: The computers on campus all work very well and they are easy to use.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: They have variety of food, which makes it great!

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: drugs aren't a big thing on campus. some people do it but it really isn't that serious.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Parking: Sometimes its hard to find parking, and the parking permits are expensive.

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2 College Freshman

Nightlife: Arcadia is not a party school. Most of the time the campus is dead on nights and weekends except for the occasional get together or kickbacks in the apartments, but there are no parties.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Arcadia offered me some financial aid, but it was not enough and they were difficult when asked for assistance in receiving any other aid in scholarships to apply for or grants.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: Arcadia has a great academic program. They offer many opportunities, especially in study abroad.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: For the most part, there is little diversity at Arcadia.

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Grey Towers Castle
Grey Towers Castle
Grey Towers Castle Grey Towers Castle Arcadia's Grey Towers Castle is possibly the University's most unique and special building. The castle was built in the late 19th century and has been declared a historic landmark. Freshmen can dorm in the castle, and many events and activities take place there, as well.
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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Stacey Wisniewski
Hometown
Schwenksville, Pa.
Major
English
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Arcadia has a great close-knit community of students that makes everyone feel very welcome. It is a great University for personalized attention, with professors who are all very helpful and knowledgeable in their areas and work well with students. In addition to their dedication, most professors have the highest level of recognized achievement in their fields, so they know what they are talking about. Outside of classroom activities and involvement, there are also many study abroad opportunities, where students can meet people from all over the world.

The best way to have an amazing experience is to get involved right away. While some feel that Arcadia does not offer much in the way of partying or crazy nightlife, it has other perks, including its small community of people passionate about what they are doing. Get involved, talk to people, and you'll have a great college experience.

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