Arcadia 2025 Adaptive Strategy

Theme Three Strategic Goal #2: Supporting Populations of Promise

Revised September 8, 2020

Objective #1:

Meet the Financial Needs of Diverse Applicants and Affinity Groups

Through meaningful awarding of financial aid, help students find clear pathways toward success related to their diverse interests and affinities.

Initiatives:

  • Implement data-driven financial aid matrix to support enrollment growth

KPIs:

  • Yield rate by financial aid matrix cell
  • First-year students enrolled in the fall term
  • Freshman retention rate by demographics and financial awards

Timeline:

Strategic Packaging Matrix will be deployed Fall 2019 for Fall 2020 financial aid packages; Enrollment and yield goals to be met progressively over five years

 

Objective #2:

Expand Specialized Admission Programs

Arcadia will give more students opportunities to see a clear home for themselves as they make their college choices.

Initiatives:

  • Implement and establish Arcadia Civic Scholars Program for students in any major who are passionate about driving social change

KPIs:

  • New student yield rate for those who were offered Civic Scholars
  • First-to-second year retention of Civic Scholars

Timeline:

Launch inaugural cohort in Fall 2020