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Can You Afford Arcadia University?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at Arcadia’s financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, and student loans, then calculate the net price based on your income level to determine if you can afford to attend this school.

2020 - 2021 Costs Between $25,432 and $61,970

Feeling a little stressed about paying $61,970 to attend Arcadia University each year? This number can be deceiving, and for many, the net price you pay will be less.

While there is no tuition reduction for Pennsylvania students, 98.9% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $29,727. Students from low-income families receive an average of $36,538 in aid during their first year.

Cost (no aid)

Tuition and fees$45,320
+ Room and board$14,050
+ Other expenses$2,600
Total cost$61,970
Affordability Score (8 out of 100)
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Net Price (with average aid)

Total cost$61,970
- Grants and scholarships$29,727
Net price$32,243
Affordability Score (17 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Undergraduates

Total cost$61,970
- Grants and scholarships$36,538
Net price$25,432
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at Arcadia.

Projected Costs Between $109,773 and $376,582 For a Four Year Degree. Between $53,698 and $183,184 For a Two Year Degree.

Looking at the total projected cost of a college education over the course of two / four (or more) years can feel a little overwhelming. However, doing so will help better prepare you for the financial commitment you are making.

The overall cost for on-campus students to attend Arcadia in 2020 - 2021 was $61,970. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 2.8% each year. If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $65,425 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $70,973 for a bachelor degree candidate ($67,224 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $272,695 over the course of four years ($132,650 over the course of two years). These numbers do not take into consideration financial aid, which reduces this overall cost by varying amounts per student.

Remember, the full costs quoted above are not what most students will pay, and the net price varies quite a bit based on individual circumstances.

Average Net Price at Arcadia University

Cost With Interest

The tables below outlines how the overall degree net cost can vary depending on your situation. This table also highlights the impact student loans can have on the overall cost of college.

Projected 2-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*2.6%2.8%
Freshman year$26,558$33,961$65,425
Senior year$27,140$34,854$67,224
Total 2-year net price$53,698$68,816$132,650
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$20,457$26,216$50,535
Total monthly payment$618$792$1,527
Total amount paid$74,155$95,032$183,184
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*2.6%2.8%
Freshman year$26,558$33,961$65,425
Senior year$28,341$36,712$70,973
Total 4-year net price$109,773$141,299$272,695
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$41,820$53,830$103,887
Total monthly payment$1,263$1,626$3,138
Total amount paid$151,593$195,128$376,582

Visit net price and financial aid to learn more about the total cost of attending Arcadia University.

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