997
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,789
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
85
960/1127
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
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Overview

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a Comprehensive institution located in Cheyney, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1837 University Circle, PO Box 200
Cheyney, PA  19319
United States
Contact Shon Jeffery
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
Email: spjeffery@cheyney.edu
Phone: 610-399-2255

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences 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
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,127
Applied
960
Accepted
997
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

596
Females Applied
528
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

531
Males Applied
432
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs 3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,492
In-state
12,362
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,744
Full-time student fees
10,420
Room & board
6,768
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

11,789
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,675
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,700
Avg. Loan Aid
10,000
Avg. Grant Aid
1,975
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
46%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

997
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.71%
Black or African American 85.56%
White or Caucasian 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.61%
Other 5.62%

Gender

Male (50.05%)
Female (49.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 80%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Concert, Sorority and Fraternity Step Shows and May Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
National Council of Negro Women, Student Government Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Gospel Choir and Modern Men

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

90
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 45
Male - 47
Female - 43