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Arcadia University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$49,170 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,960 tuition
$12,150 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$660 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$49,170 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,960 tuition
$12,150 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$660 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$18,245 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
35% get federal aid ($4,205 avg)
38% get state aid ($2,996 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($18,245 avg)
86% get loans ($9,686 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.45% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.45% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,875 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,205 35%
Pell Grants $3,865 35%
Other Federal Grants $1,016 13%
Institution Grant Aid $18,245 100%
State Grant Aid $2,996 38%
Student Loans $9,686 86%
Federal Loans $5,756 86%
Other Loans $16,125 21%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Arcadia University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
450 S Easton Rd
Glenside, PA 19038-3295
(215) 572-2900
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $580
Out of State $580


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jessica from Latrobe, PA
  • Aug-07-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a private school so tuition is a little high (and continues to rise) but students that take full advantage of campus involvement, work study, study abroad, and challenging classes usually find that they have made a good investment.

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  • 3
  • Jalimar from Lancaster, PA
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Overall, Arcadia is a great school with a lot going for it, but the price tag is a little steep. However, as Arcadia is a private school, there are a lot of opportunities for scholarships, and that definitely helps.

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  • 5
  • Seth from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jun-06-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Yes they are very expensive, but the selling point for me was their guaranteed admissions into the Physician Assistant Program with competitive undergraduate requirements.

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