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Arcadia University's Class of 2024 includes a drag racer, fashion entrepreneur, LGBTQ+ youth advocate, and more innovative changemakers.

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Arcadia University's Class of 2024 includes a drag racer, fashion entrepreneur, LGBTQ+ youth advocate, and more innovative changemakers.

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Featured News

Campus & Community Highlights

Arcadia University is launching a pilot program for the 2021 academic year that offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to enter and engage in a powerful community-wide exploration of racial justice.

Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program

How do you serve the community with art when a pandemic forces learning and activities online? Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell spent the summer pondering this question.

Community Service Doesn’t Stop in Pandemic for Paskell ’81, ’96MEd

Mays Landing, N.J. resident Savannah Masker ’24 is balancing her studies and working as an as an overnight EMT with the Absecon Ambulance Squad.

Masker ’24 Working Overtime as EMT and First-Year Student

Spring 2021 Semester Online

Course instruction will resemble the fall 2020 semester and remain fully online for spring 2021, with classes starting January 19. Arcadia will offer on-campus supplemental instruction and experiential opportunities that connect with some of our courses and academic programs, which may include access to art studios, guided exploration of scientific concepts in some of our laboratories, and optional meetings of study groups. A limited residential living option will be offered this spring in a subset of available space in Oak Summit in a single bedroom occupancy to provide the safest possible residential experience. Details on the spring semester will be shared as information becomes available.

Upcoming Events

05
Nov

Prospective Student

MFA in Creative Writing ONLINE Information Session

Prospective Student

MFA in Creative Writing ONLINE Information Session

November 5, 2020

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Online
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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06
Nov

Prospective Student

First Finaid Friday- All About the FAFSA

Prospective Student

First Finaid Friday- All About the FAFSA

November 6, 2020

4:00pm to 4:30pm


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07
Nov

Prospective Student

Nov. 7 Virtual Open House

Prospective Student

Nov. 7 Virtual Open House

November 7, 2020

2:00pm to 4:00pm


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15
Nov

Prospective Student

Nov. 15 STEM and Pre-Health Virtual Open House

Prospective Student

Nov. 15 STEM and Pre-Health Virtual Open House

November 15, 2020

1:00pm to 3:30pm


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National Rankings

Named Among the Best

Best in the Northeast Princeton Review

Ranked Best in the Northeast

The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for six consecutive years.

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Ranked High for Study Abroad Participation

Arcadia continues to ranking highly for student participation in international education experiences.

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Arcadia University Nationally Ranked for Study Abroad, Regionally in Northeast

Arcadia University ranked nationally in the annual ‘U.S. News & World Report’ for study abroad and placing highly in the regional Northeast, value, innovation, and social mobility categories.

Because Arcadia

Student Life at Arcadia

Our award-winning student blog, Because Arcadia, will help you prepare for and enhance your time at Arcadia.

“Our issues have the same validity as the older generations. Our perspectives matter, and we can cause change.” - Madi Costigan ’24

The Value of Your Vote

“For the first time ever, our classmates get a tiny glimpse into the spaces we are in. To me, that feels vulnerable.” - Jasmin Ramirez ’21

Pandemic Was Not on My Vision Board

“Trying to take care of my mental health along with my academic responsibilities stressed me to no end. One thing helped me keep my sanity: music.” - Areiana Edwards ‘24

Now Playing: Areiana’s Quarantine Recs