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Arcadia University
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  • Graduate School
  • GLENSIDE, PA

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450 S EASTON RD
GLENSIDE, PA 19038
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Arcadia University provides a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience for intellectually curious graduate students in preparation for a life of scholarship, service and professional contribution. Arcadia graduate programs are nationally ranked and accredited and emphasize learning from experience.

Located just north of Philadelphia, Arcadia University offers students the best of two worlds: proximity to a major metropolitan city and a small, close-knit suburban community. Vibrant Center City Philadelphia is just 25 minutes from campus.

Arcadia believes that pursuing a graduate education should include firsthand experience of global issues from international experts in the field. At arcadia, an international experience as a graduate student means addressing global issues, networking with professionals around the world and learning across borders.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Deadline for International Students
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50

Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Master of Arts in International Peace & Conflict Resolution

Arcadia's International Peace & Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program provides a theoretical foundation and practical applications of peace conflict resolution and social justice through project-based learning, internships, and study abroad. Our two-year cohort based Master's program will train you to develop innovative approaches to global and local peacebuilding and development.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,502
Part-Time Grad Students
997
Research Assistants
61
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    58.5%
  • Asian
    12.5%
  • Unknown
    11.1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7.2%
  • African American
    7%
  • Hispanic
    2.1%
  • Multiracial
    1.2%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Driven
    40%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Intellectual
    20%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 5 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    40%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    20%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 5 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 5 responses
  • $100K+
    20%
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $25K-$50K
    20%
  • <$25K
    40%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 5 responses
  • Did not graduate yet
    100%
60%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 5 responses

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$85,217
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,180
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$278,400
National
$217,500

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