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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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  • 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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