ARCADIA UNIVERSITY

United States, Pennsylvania

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.

Campus Life

Arcadia University’s 76-acre campus provides everything one needs to be comprehensive and well-supported. From arts and athletics to accommodation and dining options, there’s even much more to experience. The heart of the Arcadia campus is its amazing “Grey Towers Castle,” and some students are fortunate enough to reside in. apart from this, the campus has various styles of housing, warm and pleasant commuting spaces along with supporters as well as convenient staff. Residential life is committed to providing a safe, clean and inclusive environment for all students to make one feel at home away from home. Further, flexible meal plan options are provided by the dining service for all pupils including residents and commuters. Over 50 student organizations provide opportunities for growth, development and support the social, educational and cultural life of learners.

Noted Alumni

The university boasts its more than 26,000 successful alumni living around the world. For each former grad, the Alumni Association with the Office of Alumni Engagement provides services. It also offers a wide range of programs, activities, services and benefits to keep one engaged with the alma mater and connected with alumni of all ages. Some of the notable personalities are theater director Julianne Boyd, William R. Evanina who is the National Counterintelligence Executive of the United States and director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center, actress Anna Deavere Smith, opera singer and composer Florence Wickham, co-founder of the L'Abri study center Edith Schaeffer and many more.