Tuition & Fees

$36,180

$36,180

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
58%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
44%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
75%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,231
Declined + 55
Total Received 1,286
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Private (nonprofit)

1,355

undergraduate students

491

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services
  2. Education
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2082
ACT 3540

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School Facts

Chestnut Hill College was founded in 1924, is a private, Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college for women. The school has since opened coeducational graduate programs and coeducational undergraduate programs for working adults and in 2003 opened its full-time undergraduate programs to men. Its 75-acre campus is located in northwestern Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,846
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Philadelphia, PA

75-acre campus on the outskirts of Philadelphia (population: 1,567,872); served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to collegiate sports events, planned excursions, miscellaneous student activities, local shopping areas, and back-and-forth between distant locations on campus.

Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
58%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
44%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
75%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,231
Declined + 55
Total Received 1,286

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Alaina Costa
Director of Admissions
P: 800 248-0052 (out-of-state)
F: 215 248-7082
admissions@chc.edu

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,523

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,950
Room & board $11,000
Additional fees $230
Books & supplies $1,298
Total $48,478
Average Financial Aid - $24,523
Total with Avg. Aid $23,955

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,815,471
State $1,565,336
Institutional $107,927
Other external $601,568
Total $5,090,302

Non-need-based

Federal $3,250
State $43,842
Institutional $26,193
Other external $47,173
Total $120,458
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

State aid form
June 30

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 248-7182
F: 215 248-7217
finaid@chc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Toshia Williams
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@chc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Lynn Tubman (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Griffins
School colors
scarlet, white, and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business
Administration/Human Services
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration/Management
Business Communications
Chemistry
Child Care Management
Clinical Psychology
Communications
Communications/Technology
Computer Systems Management
Computer/Information Sciences
Computer/Information Technology
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Digital Forensics
Early Education/Pre-K-4
Educational Leadership
Elementary/Middle Education/4-8
English Literature
English Literature/Communications
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Forensic Biology
Forensic Chemistry
French
Global Affairs
Health Care Management
History
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Individualized Major
International Business/Language/Culture
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematical/Computer Sciences
Mathematics
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Performance
Organizational Dynamics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Secondary Education
Security Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services
  2. Education
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

1,846

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

1,355
students

Female
63%
851

Male
37%
504

27%

491
students

Female
80%
392

Male
20%
99

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,118
students

Female
61%
671

Male
39%
447

18%

237
students

Female
76%
180

Male
24%
57

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Brazil
France
Germany
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Trachanda Brown
Director of International Students Services
215 242-7989
brownt2@chc.edu

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