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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  • 4 Year
  • CHEYNEY, PA

Report Card

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

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Cheyney is a public university located in Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. As a historically black college, Cheyney has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 559 undergraduate students. The Cheyney acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Sociology. Graduating 27% of students, Cheyney alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,600.

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1837 UNIVERSITY CIRCLE
CHEYNEY, PA 19319
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Athletic Division
Independent
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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Cheyney Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,068 / 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
$12,936 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 14 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 13 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 13 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    87%
  • On Campus
    8%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
559 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
64
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Hardworking
    67%
  • Cultural
    22%
  • I say half are hardworking & others just party
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 22 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 25 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Once you come it'll be hard to leave
    44%
  • Make the best of hat you have
    22%
  • difficult
    11%
  • Hardwork and determination
    11%
  • Incoming freshmen, feeling optimistic
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 9 responses

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