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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

$17,730 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,717 avg)
37% get state aid ($2,569 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($17,730 avg)
85% get loans ($9,064 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 $20,566 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,717 39%
Pell Grants $3,916 37%
Other Federal Grants $1,072 38%
Institution Grant Aid $17,730 99%
State Grant Aid $2,569 37%
Student Loans $9,064 85%
Federal Loans $5,863 85%
Other Loans $13,931 20%

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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  • 4
  • Alex from Lansdale, PA
  • May-25-2013 I am a current student here

    If you can harness some scholarships and grants, your tuition can be next-to-nothing. It is wonderful. Keep it up with good academics and participation in extra-curriculars, and you can be set for 4 years. And the programs are very respectable.

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