Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$37,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

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

1,364

undergraduate students

482

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,846
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Mask and Foil Drama Club
  • Association for Musical Performance
  • Campus Ministry Community Service Group
  • Business Club

Top Events

  • Fall Fest/Homecoming
  • Christmas Decorating/Celebrations
  • Harry Potter Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,231
Declined 55
Total Received 1,286

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
geographical residence
state residency
volunteer work

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,959

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,950
Room & board $11,000
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,298
Other fees $6,274
Total $55,772
Average Financial Aid - $4,959
Total with Avg. Aid $50,813

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Information Resources Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,846

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,364
students

Female
63%
860

Male
37%
504

26%

482
students

Female
79%
383

Male
21%
99

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,118
students

Female
61%
671

Male
39%
447

19%

246
students

Female
77%
189

Male
23%
57

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74

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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