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Arcadia University
Glenside, PA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $57,020
Tuition and Fees $40,920
Room and Board $13,500
 
Books and Supplies $1,500
Other Expenses $1,100
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, deferred payment, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003235
Free
Institution's own form  
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 579 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 569 (98.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 569 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 199 (35.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 86%
Average Award $30,745
  Need-Based Gift Received by 569 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,059
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 439 (77.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,477
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 122 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 117 (19.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,183
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 2,054 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 1,863 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,860 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 558 (30.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 83%
Average Award $30,072
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,859 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,516
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,486 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,468
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 339 (18.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 354 (15.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,060
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 78%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates Not reported
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 17.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, TEACH Grants
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards 2,265
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation
  Number of Awards 34
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported