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Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Overview

Chatham University is a University institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Woodland
Berry Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15232
United States
Contact Ms. Amy M. Becher
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admission@chatham.edu
Phone: 800-837-1290
Fax: 412-365-1609

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Chemistry Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,761
Applied
1,529
Accepted
1,054
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

1,946
Females Applied
1,121
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

815
Males Applied
408
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.68
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 530 630
SAT Math 565 510 620
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,276
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Fees

1,335
Full-time student fees
12,090
Room & board
6,240
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,742
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,692
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,959
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,981
Avg. Loan Aid
19,098
Avg. Grant Aid
9,292
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,054
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.84%
Black or African American 6.34%
White or Caucasian 79.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 3.41%
Two or more races 1.8%
Other 3.5%

Gender

Male (29.6%)
Female (70.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 62%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Formal, Fall Talent Show and Thanksgiving Dinner

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Chatham Student Government, Residence Hall Council, Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC), Creative Writing Club and MFA Writing Council and Graduate Student Assembly

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense education, well-lighted pathways and sidewalks

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

335
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 215
Male - 105
Female - 230
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