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Arcadia University
Glenside, PA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Glenside Population 7,914
Nearest Metropolitan Area Philadelphia
Environment Large town
Campus Size 71 acres
Weather
Temperature 22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain 117 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 20 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station 15 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Train Station 2 mile(s) from campus in Glenside
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 77% of freshmen, 54% of all students
Housing Requirements  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 46%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot  
School Colors Scarlet and gray
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, equestrian sports, soccer, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, dance, drama theatre, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC