Chatham University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Pittsburgh, PA, which is a predominantly urban area. Over two thousand students enroll at Chatham University annually.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- English Language And Literature
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the school. This school has an admissions rate of 62% of which only 31% chose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at chatham.edu.
Tuition is approximately $33,000 per year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $5,400 for the year. Chatham University may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Chatham University Cougars participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, within the NCAA.
Students should visit the school's http://www.chatham.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Chatham accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Chatham University is about 2,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 9% enrolling as graduate students and 46% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $33,000-$40,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $810 to $970 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$25,875|
|Receiving Student Loans||88%||$6,506|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Chatham University may provide services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Chatham University is approximately 50%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||44%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Chatham University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Chatham University for official up-to-date information.