About the Area

Arcadia University is a beautiful rolling campus built on the grounds of the historic landmark Grey Towers Castle in Glenside, Pa. Arcadia is located just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia—and its renowned historical and arts venues.
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  • 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia by car or public transportation
  • 90 minutes from New Jersey's Atlantic Coast beaches and Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountain recreation areas
  • 2 hours from New York City
  • 3 hours from Washington, D.C.

Area Hotels

The following list provides the names, phone numbers, and link to Web sites of hotels/motels near the Arcadia University campus. Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement of any establishment. Certain hotels may offer a discounted rate to Arcadia visitors. Inquire when making your reservation.

Glenside Campus

Arcadia University has partnered with the Fort Washington Hilton Garden Inn. For Preferred Customer Rates, click here to make your reservation. If making reservation by phone, use this corporate ID number to access Arcadia University’s special rates: N2683536.

King of Prussia Campus

Area Information, Events, and Attractions


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Contact Us

Office of Enrollment Management
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

Monday through Friday,
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

(1-877-272-2342) or