Arcadia University
Arcadia University

Arcadia University boasts a beautiful rolling campus on the grounds of the historic Grey Towers Castle, just 25 minutes from the center of Philadelphia, with its renowned historical and arts venues.

  • Location: Glenside, Pennsylvania
  • Major cities nearby: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Public or private: Private
  • Student body: 3,600
  • Student-teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Average class size: 16
  • Percentage of faculty with doctorate or terminal degrees: 89%
  • Undergraduate degrees offered: Over 65
  • Graduate degrees offered: 17
  • Academic calendar: Semesters
  • ESL options: English Language Institute (ELI) on campus for intermediate level learners. ELS Philadelphia nearby for all levels.
  • Top 25 Best Master’s Universities in the North (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Programs to Look For in Study Abroad (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Great Schools, Great Prices (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Ranked #2 among master’s universities for percentage of graduate students studying abroad (2007 Open Doors report)

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AccountingGlobal MediaPre-Dentistry
ActingGlobal Media: Fashion StudiesPre-Forensic Science
Art and DesignHealth AdministrationPre-International Peace and Conflict Resolution
BiologyHistoryPre-Law (minor)
Business Administration and EconomicsHonors ProgramPre-Medicine
ChemistryInterdisciplinary SciencePre-Nursing
Chemistry and BusinessInternational Business and CulturePre-Physical Therapy
CommunicationsInternational StudiesPre-Physician Assistant
Computer ScienceLiberal StudiesPre-Veterinary Medicine
Computing TechnologyManagement Information SystemsPsychobiology
Criminal JusticeMathematics and Actuarial SciencePsychology
EducationModern Languages/SpanishReligion (minor)
Engineering (3-2 w/ Columbia University)Music (minor)Scientific Illustration
Environmental StudiesPhilosophySpecial Education
Fashion Studies/Global MediaPhysics (minor)Theatre Arts & Acting
Forensic SciencePolitical ScienceWomen’s Studies (minor)

EnglishEducation: Language Arts (Children’s Literature)English
Business Administration (MBA)Education: Language Arts (Literacy Education)English Education
Counseling PsychologyEducation: Library ScienceForensic Science
Education (M.A. or M.Ed.)Education: MathematicsGenetic Counseling
Education: ArtEducation: MusicHealth Education
Education: ChemistryEducation: PsychologyHumanities
Education: Curriculum StudiesEducation: ReadingInternational Peace and Conflict Resolution (Fall Start Only)
Education: Early Childhood EduEducation: Science EducationMedical Science: Physician Assistant (Summer Start Only)
Education: Educational LeadershipEducation: Social StudiesPublic Health
Education: Elementary EducationEducation: Special EducationSchool Counseling
Education: General ScienceEducation: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)Trauma Counseling
Education: General ScienceEducation: Theatre Arts 
Education: Instructional TechnologyEducation: Written Communication 

Physical Therapy (Fall Start Only)
Special Education (Fall Start Only)

Environmental Education

Graduate Certificate
After-School EducationEducation: MathematicsLanguage Arts: Children’s Literature
Counseling PsychologyEducation: ReadingLanguage Arts: Literacy Education
Education: Intern CertificationEducation: Written CommunicationScience Education
Education: LeadershipElementary EducationSocial Studies
Education: Library ScienceESL (English as a Second Language) Program SpecialistSpecial Education

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