55%

Acceptance Rate

$24,698

Avg.Financial Aid

003244

FAFSA Code

About Chatham University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,336

Website

www.chatham.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Chatham University is a private not-for-profit university headquartered at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was established in the year 1869. It is a co-ed institution with more than 2,000 students enrolled in it. It is selected as one among the Top 50 Green colleges by the Princeton Review.

Its mission is to build lives of purpose with value and work through its education. It believes in sustainable development and reduced environmental and economic challenges. It is also known as a bike-friendly university. It has two campuses namely Shadyside and Eden Hall.

For info on Admissions

  • The acceptance rate is 53%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 10:1.

  • The total student population is 2,110 which consists of 1,525 full-timers and 585 part-timers.


Online Education at Chatham University

The university offers online students with world-class education mainly concentrating on working professionals. Students can access the content related to the program enrolled, interact with the faculty and fellow students online. Latest technology used for delivering online programs helps to eliminate the usual difficulties faced in online learning.

For more info on Tuition


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Reviews

Some of the reviews are given below.

  • The professors are knowledgeable, caring and compassionate towards the students.
  • It has a great student body which helps the students in the campus.

  • Infrastructure and Facilities are sophisticated.

  • Academics provided are industry relevant. The campus police take care of the safety in the university.

  • The online programs have greater flexibility which allows a student to manage academics and work life effectively.

Location & Contact

Address

Woodland Road Office of Institutional Research

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4123651100
Fax: 4123651100
Request Info

Rankings

Some of the rankings according to the US News is given below.

  • The university ranks 62nd in 'Regional Universities- North'.

  • It ranks 82nd in 'Best Valued Schools'.

  • In the online category, it ranks 98nd for 'Best Online Graduate Nursing programs'.

  • It ranks 115th in 'Best Online Bachelor’s Program'.

  • It ranks between 205 and 267 in 'Best Online MBA programs'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

55%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,687

Average Annual Cost

$36,276

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,335

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,520

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$52,131

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

32%

Male Professors

68%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

56 Graduates

Biology, General

24 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

10 Graduates

Social Work

10 Graduates

Public Health

8 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Interior Architecture

6 Graduates

Marketing

6 Graduates

Criminology

5 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

5 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

International Business

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Cultural Studies/Critical Theory an...

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

2 Graduates

Political Science and Government

2 Graduates

Human Biology

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,254

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

25%

US National: 44%

Female

75%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

13% Unknown

6% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

5%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

73%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,097 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 91% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

91%

Undergrads in College Housing

57%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,670/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,850/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,850/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cougar

School Colors

purple and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

48

Total Female Athletes

101

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Squash

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$12,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,698

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,799

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,498

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,108

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$33,803

$30K - $48K

$30,126

$48K - $75K

$30,488

$75K - $110K

$23,282

> $110K

$22,352

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,137,181

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,876,289

The university provides 99% of its students with federal, state or institutional aid. The FAFSA form must be filled to apply for financial aid. Chatham University FAFSA/federal school code is 003244.

  • The Institutional Aid available include Rachel Carson Scholarship, Chatham Grant, Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award, Merit Scholarship, and Heffer Family Scholarship for Women.

  • The State Aid available include Pennsylvania State Grant.

  • The Federal-aid includes Pell grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Teach Grant, Federal supplemental grants, direct subsidized, unsubsidized and plus loans, and Federal Work-study.

  • The Military Aid includes the Yellow Ribbon Program and Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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