96%

Acceptance Rate

$25,293

Avg.Financial Aid

003245

FAFSA Code

About Chestnut Hill College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,794

Website

www.chc.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.

Roman Catholic

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

Yes

A private, Roman Catholic university, Chestnut Hill College is situated in Philadelphia, PA. The foundation of Chestnut Hill College was laid down in the year 1924. Chestnut Hill College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Fides, Caritas, Scientia and its official colors are red. The total enrolment stands at 1,846 students at Chestnut Hill College. Around 1,364 and 482 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 205 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Chestnut Hill College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At CHC around 39% are white, 32% are Black or African American, and 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 74% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 96 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Kathleen Antonelli, Lois Pope, Frances Spence, and Kathleen Byerly. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At CHC, 237 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by APA (American Psychological Association), MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education).

Location & Contact

Address

9601 Germantown Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2152487000
Fax: 2152487155
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Rankings

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Admissions

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

None

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

96%

SAT Range

940 - 1120

ACT Range

16 - 20

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$25,248

Average Annual Cost

$35,950

Books And Supplies

$1,298

Other Fees

$230

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

$11,000

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,594

Total One Year Cost

$54,072

Before applying to CHC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $55,534. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($37,200), books and supplies ($1,298), room and boarding ($11,000), and budget for other expenses ($6,274). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

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.

71%

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

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

39%

Male Professors

61%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Human Services, General

72 Graduates

Psychology, General

39 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

37 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

36 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

34 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

13 Graduates

Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

13 Graduates

Marketing

10 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

9 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

8 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

8 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

7 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

5 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

3 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

2 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,322

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

48%

Full-time

77%

Part-time

23%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

36% White

13% Unknown

31% Black

11% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

61%

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

$61,319 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 79% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

79%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Griffins

School Colors

scarlet, white, and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

212

Total Female Athletes

137

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,000 per year. Chestnut Hill College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CHC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$25,500

$30,533

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.

$265 - 317

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.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,293

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,549

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,611

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,518

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,756

$30K - $48K

$28,398

$48K - $75K

$26,639

$75K - $110K

$26,323

> $110K

$19,565

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$104,944

The financial aid department of Chestnut Hill College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,959, whereas the financial aid is $20,424. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,704 as well as institutional aid worth $20,424. At CHC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $104,944 per year.

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