Chestnut Hill College is a nonprofit private college that has a large selection of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in a predominantly urban area. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Nearly two thousand students enroll at Chestnut Hill College annually.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Public Administration And Social Services
- Business And Marketing Studies
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to Chestnut Hill College. A score within the range of 1290 - 1580 on the SAT, or 18 - 22 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. This school admits around 90% of applicants annually. Of those applicants admitted, around 17% registered for enrollment. More information from the admissions office can be found at chc.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $32,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Chestnut Hill College Griffins participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
To see a full list of programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.chc.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants CHC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Chestnut Hill College is around 2,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 74% 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
- For part-time students, charges are between $710-$850 per unit
- on campus dorms & meals are estimated to cost around $12,000, the price includes the serving of nineteen meals per week
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$20,929|
|Receiving Student Loans||81%||$7,730|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Chestnut Hill College may provide student services including:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
The overall graduation rate of CHC is close to 42%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||27%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||6%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
- * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 2004)
- Montessori Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation (since 1999)
Chestnut Hill College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
- Basketball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
- Track and Field, X-Country
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 Chestnut Hill College 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
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Abington in Abington, PA (7 miles away)
- Rutgers University - Camden in Camden, NJ (11 miles away)
- Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine in Media, PA (16 miles away)
- Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in Cheyney, PA (19 miles away)
- West Chester University of Pennsylvania in West Chester, PA (22 miles away)
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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 Chestnut Hill College for official up-to-date information.