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Arcadia University
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  • 4 Year
  • GLENSIDE, PA

Arcadia University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade D+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$9,000 / year
Poll
30%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 256 responses
Poll
57%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 148 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,170 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 86 responses
  • The chat, although it's not very good either way.
    41%
  • THE CHAT
    19%
  • The dining hall
    14%
  • Both the chat and dining hall are decent
    13%
  • There are only two options, they both suck
    12%
  • As long as you're creative, the dining hall.
    2%
23%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 104 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 70 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    13%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    61%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    14%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    11%

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Safety

Safety
grade B minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
96%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 75 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 54 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    48%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    44%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    4%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 67 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    15%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    60%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    12%
  • Not very visible.
    7%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 130 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    6%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    15%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    66%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    13%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, IceHockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, IceHockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
No data available  
Music
No data available  
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 85 responses
  • Anything with free food
    19%
  • Spring Fling
    15%
  • Mr. Beaver Competition
    14%
  • Woodstock
    13%
  • Midnight Bingo
    12%
  • Scarlet and Grey Day
    9%
  • Cotillion
    6%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 104 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    7%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    13%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    31%
  • Parties? What parties?
    50%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 69 responses
  • Spring Fling
    42%
  • Nothing.
    25%
  • We have a lot that I cannot decide the "biggest"
    10%
  • Athletic teams' parties
    7%
  • Knight madness
    7%
  • Graduation
    4%
  • Halloween
    1%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 101 responses

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