Cost of college went up for all students at Arcadia University


Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2018-19 at Arcadia University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $43,580 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,250 more than the $42,330 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 562 students received grants or scholarships totaling $16.3 million and 474 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.8 million.

Including all undergraduates (3,662), 2,010 students used grants or scholarships totaling $53.5 million, and 1,634 students took out $10.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~2,051
$39,560
$40,920
$42,330
$43,580
10.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Arcadia University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
220
39%
$1,093,267
$4,969
State / local grant or scholarship
222
39%
$693,772
$3,125
Institutional grants or scholarships
549
97%
$14,502,665
$26,417
Grant or scholarship aid total
562
99%
$16,289,704
$28,985
Federal student loans
470
83%
$2,601,738
$5,536
Other student loans
124
22%
$2,167,678
$17,481
Student loan aid
474
84%
$4,769,416
$10,062
Total student aid
563
100%
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