Arcadia’s Promise to students includes opportunities to explore global perspectives, integrate theory with real-world experiences, and benefit from the personal attention that is the hallmark of Arcadia’s learning community. The Promise sums up the shared experiences of generations of alumni—since 1853—and the collective efforts of the faculty and staff who create Arcadia’s distinguished learning environment.
For eight years, Open Doors has ranked Arcadia #1 for student participation in study abroad (Top 40 Master's, 2014/15). Unique international opportunities include:
FYSAE (First-Year Study Abroad Experience for one semester to England or Scotland).
Preview (a credit-bearing course offered to first-year and new transfer students that includes a week abroad).
More than 130 semester, summer, and year-long study abroad programs.
Internships and service learning overseas.
Student Life & Athletics
Number of Student Clubs/Organizations: More than 50
Athletic Conference/Division: Arcadia is a member of the NCAA Division III Middle Atlantic Conferences and the East Coast Athletic Conference