Founded in 1853, Arcadia University is a global university and a pioneer in international education in Pennsylvania. The history of the university began in 1853 when it was set-up as the Beaver Female Seminary to educate young local women. Today, Arcadia University offers bachelor’s, masters and doctoral degrees in over 65 domains in its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences and Global Business School. In fact, from forensic archaeology to the Metallurgy, a wide range of courses are offered here. The university promises to be a global and comprehensive university. Students here are allowed to mix and match courses on campus and abroad to create their own professional courses. Arcadia University values "learning outside the classroom" through internships, field research along with global programs.