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*The Office of Enrollment Management reserves the right to waive any of the above listed credentials for students with strong academic records, as determined during the initial review of the admissions application.
Use your personal essay to share information not included in your application requirements.
Share a list of activities or a resume to tell us more about you. We consider these details when making merit scholarship decisions. Include leadership and community service, research projects, employment, and extracurricular activities.
Interested in applying to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree program or the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) program in Scientific Illustration, Studio Art, or Art Therapy? If so, submit an art portfolio prepared according to our portfolio guidelines.
Interested in earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Acting or Acting with a concentration in Musical Theater? If so, you must complete an acting audition.
Arcadia has plenty to offer homeschooled students. You will find your place within our close-knit community, and our faculty members work with you one-on-one to make sure you reach your educational goals.
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Admission offers and scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, meaning that we make decisions as applications are received.
We will notify you of our admission decision within a few weeks of receiving your completed application, and contact you if further information is needed.
We will send you information about paying a deposit ($400 for resident students, $200 for commuter students) to secure your place in the incoming class. You will need to let us know by May 1 if you will attend Arcadia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide our students and families with more time to make their final decision during this unprecedented time, we are extending the deposit deadline to June 1, 2021.