Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
History 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
450 South Easton Road
Glenside
PA
19038-3295
Phone
(877) ARCADIA
Fax
(215) 572-4049
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio, audition recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Recommendations X
Relation with Alumnus X
Ethnicity X
Academic GPA X
Interview X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Essay X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Class Rank X
First Generation to Attend College X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
66% of 10,216 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 7,070 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 3,146 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
591 (9%) of 6,709 admitted students enrolled
Women
381 (8%) of 4,748 admitted students enrolled
Men
210 (11%) of 1,961 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 562 average, 510-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
27%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
18%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 581 average, 520-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
13%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average
Score of 30 - 36
14%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
37%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 47%
Top half: 82%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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