One of the Best Universities in the North

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Arcadia University continues to receive critical acclaim from the most renowned sources in higher education. Its innovative overseas programs continue to the University accolades as a leader in study abroad.

Top Rankings

Arcadia University is ranked among the Best Master's Universities in the North and is lauded in several other categories in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2012 rankings.

  • Regional Universities in the North—Arcadia University ranks among the top Regional Universities in the North, a ranking that heavily weights peer assessment, graduate rate and freshman retention rate.
  • Programs to Look For—In the ranking of “academic programs that are believed to lead to student success,” according to U.S. News, Arcadia is a leader in the Study Abroad category.
  • A+ Schools for B Students—This category ranks universities that “welcome and challenge serious B students with a desire to achieve,” the magazine reports. The regional university ranking and the freshman retention rate played a key role in this category, where Arcadia ranked 29th among regional universities in the North. SAT and ACT scores and class ranking also were factors.

Among Princeton Review's Best Northeastern Colleges

Arcadia University is one of the outstanding colleges and universities in the Northeast that The Princeton Review recommends to college applicants.

The Arcadia Promise - A distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience.
A distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience.
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