Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$39,902

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,658
Declined 847
Total Received 2,505
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Private

1,634

undergraduate students

1,187

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Chatham University, founded in 1869, is a private, co-ed university. Chatham University includes the Shadyside Campus, with Chatham Eastside and the historic 39-acre Woodland Road arboretum; and the 388-acre Eden Hall Farm Campus north of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,821
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational

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39-acre, urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 302,407), six miles from downtown; Eden Hall Farm Campus in Richland Township. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to libraries, cultural centers, and nearby colleges. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA
15232

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,658
Declined 847
Total Received 2,505

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

83%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,564

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,482
Room $6,018
Board $6,208
Additional fees $1,420
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $53,128
Average Financial Aid - $23,564
Total with Avg. Aid $29,564

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 837-1610
F: 412 365-1643
jburns@chatham.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

golf

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, golf

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, flag football, martial arts, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Presidents' Athletic League, United Collegiate Hockey Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Architectural Technology/Technician.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Psychology.
Conservation Biology.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Arts.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
History, General.
Human Biology.
Informatics.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
Interior Architecture.
International Agriculture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
Mathematics and Statistics, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Education.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Health, Other.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Women's Studies.
Youth Services/Administration.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Education
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,821

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

1,634
students

Female
74%
1,203

Male
26%
431

42%

1,187
students

Female
80%
945

Male
20%
242

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

1,183
students

Female
70%
828

Male
30%
355

28%

451
students

Female
83%
375

Male
17%
76

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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