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 three 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 1030 to 1260 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 28 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 3.52 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 66% with 8% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Beaver College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Arcadia University was reported as 65.7% in Fall 2020 with over 10,200 college 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 ACT Scores: 21 - 28
  • Beaver College Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Arcadia University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Beaver College, 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Beaver College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.3%
  • 2017-2018: 62.3%
  • 2018-2019: 64.2%
  • 2019-2020: 65.7%
  • Projected Beaver College Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 59.8%

How Does Beaver College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Arcadia University is sixteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Chestnut Hill College64.9%
La Salle University77.7%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church91.8%
Gwynedd Mercy College95.2%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Beaver College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 640
Math510 - 620
Total Score1030 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math19 - 27
Composite Score21 - 28
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