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COVID-19: University Updates and Information

The latest information on Arcadia University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we are protecting our community.

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Student Life at Arcadia

Our award-winning student blog, Because Arcadia, will help you prepare for and enhance your time at Arcadia.

“Occupations within the medical field are already stressful on their own, but imagine taking on the obligations of one of these professions during a global pandemic, all while partaking in a rigorous Physician Assistant pre-professional degree.” - Shane Burroughs ’21

Persistence Through the Pandemic

“Community service, especially in a time like this, is very valued—especially since those who are less fortunate are suffering a great deal due to the pandemic.” - Lashanna Bryant ’21

5 Virtual Ways Arcadia Students Can Help Their Community

“Here, I talk about some ways that I manage deadlines and handle school fatigue during the COVID-19 pandemic.” - Areiana Edwards ‘24

VLOG: College in Quarantine

National Rankings

Named Among the Best

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Ranked Best in the Northeast

The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for six consecutive years.


Ranked #1 for Study Abroad Participation

The Institute of International Education ranked Arcadia #1 in the nation for study abroad participation.

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Arcadia University Nationally Ranked for Study Abroad, Regionally in Northeast

Arcadia University ranked nationally in the annual ‘U.S. News & World Report’ for study abroad and placing highly in the regional Northeast, value, innovation, and social mobility categories.

Planning and Information

Spring Semester

Learn more about the University’s online courses for Spring 2021; supplemental on-campus instruction and experiential opportunities; and residential options. Classes start Jan. 25.

Spring 2021 Semester Starts Jan. 25

Arcadia’s students, faculty, and staff are engaging in dynamic academic and extracurricular experiences in a variety of formats. Learn more about how we prepared for this academic year.

All-Modes Ready

Featured News

Campus & Community Highlights

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy has launched a new certificate program to begin Spring 2021 that bridges the gap between clinical practice and administration.

Arcadia Launches Healthcare Management and Leadership Certificate

Chair and Professor of Psychology Dr. Marianne Miserandino adapted her theory-based Social Psychology course to a hands-on approach centered on the pandemic, politics, and movements.

Dr. Miserandino Uses Pandemic to Illustrate Social Psychology

First-year Politics, Government and Law major Alejandro Lopez ‘24 has been following his passion for politics and activism long before he started at Arcadia. 

March for Our Lives Speaker, Lopez ’24 Find Passion in Politics

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MFA in Creative Writing ONLINE Information Session

January 27, 2021

7:00pm to 8:00pm


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Prospective Student

MFA in Creative Writing ONLINE Information Session

Prospective Student

MFA in Creative Writing ONLINE Information Session

February 18, 2021

7:00pm to 8:00pm


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