Arcadia University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Arcadia University is 12:1, and the school has 72.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Arcadia University include: Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Psychology, General; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Elementary Education and Teaching; and International/Global Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 11%
Psychology, General 11%
International Business/Trade/Commerce 7%
Elementary Education and Teaching 5%
International/Global Studies 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 59%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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