Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$38,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
540
25th
440

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,649
Declined 669
Total Received 2,318
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Private

1,526

undergraduate students

501

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,027
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

75-acre campus on the outskirts of Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/4
19%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
540
25th
440

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,649
Declined 669
Total Received 2,318

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,144

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,950
Room & board $11,000
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,298
Total $50,498
Average Financial Aid - $22,144
Total with Avg. Aid $28,354

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,010,132
State $1,153,277
Institutional $85,361
Other external $600,131
Total $4,848,901

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,796
Institutional $19,900
Other external $15,024
Total $40,720

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management. yes
Accounting. yes
Adult Development and Aging. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Montessori Teacher Education. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Business Administration/management

Programs Offered

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

2,027

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,526
students

Female
55%
842

Male
45%
684

25%

501
students

Female
79%
398

Male
21%
103

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,024
students

Female
53%
545

Male
47%
479

33%

502
students

Female
59%
297

Male
41%
205

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Belgium
Canada
France
Germany
Republic Of Korea
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors

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