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Chatham University
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  • 4 Year
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Fall 2021 Return to Campus. Chatham plans to be back together on campus in the Fall of 2021, with all aspects of the Chatham experience—from academics to athletics, housing and dining to events—operating in accordance with CDC protocols and guidance. Please review our COVID-19 Informational Site outlining our planning and strategies for being back on campus, safely. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

WOODLAND ROAD, OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH
PITTSBURGH, PA 15232
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Presidents' Athletic Conference
From Chatham University

Chatham University is a highly ranked and respected institution with a 150-year history, centrally located in one of the US's most livable cities: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We offer over 40 academic programs in health and wellness; sustainability; business and communication; and the arts and sciences–all enhanced by our commitment to professional skill and career development.

What else? Engaging faculty. Internships. Integrated bachelors and masters programs. A stunning, park-like campus minutes from major Pittsburgh attractions (and a second location built for the study and practice of sustainability). Best of all, you'll get the hands-on, experiential education you expect from a private university at an affordable cost through Chatham’s generous scholarships and need-based financial aid.

But don't just take it from us – explore Chatham for yourself.

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Chatham University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,320 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,214 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 62 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 68 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 66 responses

Majors

Biology

At Chatham University, the study of biology spans the spectrum from unlocking the secrets of the gene at the molecular level to providing the knowledge to help understand the causes and spread of diseases.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,142 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
266
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Kind
    33%
  • Hard working
    21%
  • Different
    13%
  • Liberal
    13%
  • Strong
    13%
  • Very hard working, diverse, stronger than average
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Personable
    37%
  • Changing
    30%
  • Kind
    15%
  • Open-minded
    7%
  • All-Women
    4%
  • Misguided
    4%
  • Untrustworthy
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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