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Arcadia University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
2,168
Total Undergrads
Including 195 Part-time
550
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 4 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

74% Women
26% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division III (without football)

Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

6
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $61,680)
8
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,929)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 20 - - -
Basketball 14 13 - Yes
Field Hockey - 18 - -
Golf 6 - - -
Lacrosse - 17 Yes -
Soccer 32 32 - Yes
Softball - 21 - -
Swimming 8 16 - -
Tennis 14 12 - -
Volleyball - 15 - Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 10.0%
Hispanic 2.4%
Non-resident alien 0.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 16.2%
Two or more races 1.5%
White/non-Hispanic 66.1%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 14 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensemble
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Other
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 2
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 5
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Cathryn from Norristown, PA
  • 3
  • Dorms are nice, not all are air conditioned. If you decide to live in the castle keep in mind that you will most likely have more than one roommate. Some…

  • Jun-23-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Kristen from Copiague, NY
  • Nov-02-2016 I am a current student here

    There are two dining options on campus, the Chat and the Dining Hall. The Chat serves burgers, wraps, sandwiches, and other pretty unhealthy snacks. It gets old very quickly. You can't spend more than $6 on your meal swipe there. The Dining Hall serves different food every day in buffer style, but it is really hit or miss there. If you haven't eaten there in awhile, you will get stomach pains. There's a rumor that they put small amounts of laxatives in the food. You cannot both eat-in and take food out with you. If you want to take food out, you need to grab the boxes the second you enter. Also, you cannot enter the dining hall without using a meal swipe. Meal swipes in general can only be used once per meal period, which many students find annoying, since the meal periods are rather long. As a freshman, for your first semester on campus (Yes, Fall FYSAE, that means in the spring when you return you still have to do this), you have to purchase the really expensive 14 meals a week plan. Meals do not carry over to the next week if you do not use them.

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  • 3
  • haley from sedona, az
  • Jun-27-2016 I am a current student here

    the food is not so bad if your smart about it. like knowing there are wings every friday in dining hall. t is best if you look up the menu online before choosing which place to dine at, so you don't feel you wasted a meal, which can be a common feeling at arcadia. there is also a 24 hour inexpensive diner located across the street.

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  • 4
  • Amy from PA
  • Jan-22-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    On the tour there were two dining halls shown to me. One of pittsburgh which was buffet style which is interesting and great for those big eaters.

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  • 2
  • Jonna Lyn from Schuylkill Haven, PA
  • Jun-23-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is very bland but the staff is friendly. There are three places to get food on campus: the Chat, the dining hall, and Easton Cafe. The chat is a MTO facility. There is the grill area where you may get burgers and fries and other food like that and there is the deli area which is more like a subway where you can get sandwiches, wraps, and paninis. There is a meal plan so at the chat you can either get a burger and fries at the grill or a sandwich and chips at the deli along with a hand fruit or cookie and a fountain beverage. The other option is to get food or drinks adding up to $6 for a meal exchange. The dining hall is buffet style so you swipe in and can eat as much as you want. There is also a deli and grill section here along with a bravo station which has a special food such as a nacho bar or potato skins bar. There is also pizza available during lunch and dinner. The Easton Cafe is mostly coffee but there are also little muffins and cookies. Breakfast is only served at the Chat on weekdays and on the weekends breakfast is served in the dining hall until 2.

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  • 3
  • Marina from Watertown, NY
  • Dec-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I'm going out on a limb and assuming the food and dining in the area is pretty great, but I would not know as I haven't been to Glenside before/yet.

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  • 3
  • Bria from Philadelphia, PA
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The Dining Hall food can be a little nasty and weird most of the time but it does have it good days. It could be better. The Chat food has always been good, though some food can be over cooked a bit sometimes.

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  • 5
  • Hannah
  • Feb-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food that I had was great. Obviously it wasn't a five star restaurant, but as far as school food goes, it was really good. I ate at the chat.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • haley from sedona, az
  • Jun-27-2016 I am a current student here

    there is no greek life at arcadia. some students consider the sports teams as unofficial sororities and fraternities, but it is uncommon that they are referred to as that as we don't have the typical party school vibe that greek life brings.

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  • 0
  • Jessica from Latrobe, PA
  • Aug-07-2013 I am a current student here

    We don't have Greek Life at Arcadia and we like it that way! We also don't have a football team so there isn't a lot of hardcore partying or drama.

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  • 0
  • Jalimar from Lancaster, PA
  • Jul-23-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek life here is virtually non-existent. There are no sororities or fraternities, so it would be best to stay away if that is what you're looking for.

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