Tuition & Fees

$9,534

$14,474

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,273
Declined + 178
Total Received 1,451
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Public

1,179

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Social Relations
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Codes

SAT 2648
ACT 3696

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
5%
400-499
32%
300-399
54%
200-299
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
35%
300-399
49%
200-299
12%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
3%
400-499
25%
300-399
56%
200-299
16%
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
13%
12-17
74%
6-11
5%
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School Facts

Cheyney, founded in 1837, is a public, historically black university. Its 275-acre campus is located 24 miles west of Philadelphia.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,212
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Cheyney, PA

275-acre, semirural campus in Cheyney (population: 988), 18 miles from Philadelphia; branch campus in Philadelphia. Major airport serves Philadelphia; train serves Elwyn (10 miles); bus serves Chester (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA 19319

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
5%
400-499
32%
300-399
54%
200-299
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
35%
300-399
49%
200-299
12%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
3%
400-499
25%
300-399
56%
200-299
16%
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
13%
12-17
74%
6-11
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $24
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required
SAT Reasoning only Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,273
Declined + 178
Total Received 1,451

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Standardized test scores
State residency

Considered

Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michael Taylor
Interim Executive Director of Enrollment Management
P: 610 399-2275
F: 610 399-2099
admissions@cheyney.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wolves
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adult/Continuing Education
Adult/Continuing Education Administration
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clothing/Textiles
Communication Arts
Computer/Information Science
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Elementary Education
English
Fashion Merchandising
General Science
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Management
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Nanofabrication
Political Science
Psychology
Recreation
Secondary Education
Social Relations
Social Sciences
Special Education
Teaching
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

97%

1,179
students

Female
52%
609

Male
48%
570

Graduate

3%

33
students

Female
58%
19

Male
42%
14

undergraduateFull-time

94%

1,114
students

Female
52%
570

Male
48%
544

undergraduatePart-time

6%

65
students

Female
60%
39

Male
40%
26

Student Break-down

88%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 1.60
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

65%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Ghana
Jamaica
Kenya
Liberia
Nigeria
Zambia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Angela Walters-Brown
Asst. Director of Admission
610 399-2103
abrown@cheyney.edu

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