Arcadia University (Beaver College)

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Beaver College can be found in Glenside, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly four thousand students are enrolled at Beaver College.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to Beaver College. A score in the range of 1490 to 1768 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Beaver College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 60% with 10% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Beaver College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Arcadia University was reported as 59.7% in Fall 2013 with over 9,610 applications submitted to Arcadia University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Beaver College SAT Scores: 1490 - 1768
  • Beaver College ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Beaver College Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Arcadia University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Arcadia University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Arcadia University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 60.9%
  • 2010-2011: 64.7%
  • 2011-2012: 53.5%
  • 2012-2013: 56.6%
  • 2013-2014: 59.7%
  • Projected Beaver College Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.5%

How Does Beaver College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Arcadia University is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington77.7%
Chestnut Hill College57.9%
Philadelphia University64.1%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church51.8%
Gwynedd Mercy College65.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Beaver College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math500 - 578
Writing490 - 590
Total Score1490 - 1768
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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