Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, PA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
997
total students
$6,820 | $11,254
in-state | out-of-state tuition
March 31
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
410
sat math
400
sat reading
390
sat writing
18
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Aquaculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,127
    • Accepted960
    • Acceptance Rate85%
    • Enrolled997
    • Female Applicants596
    • Females Accepted528
    • Female Acceptance Rate88%
    • Male Applicants531
    • Males Accepted432
    • Male Acceptance Rate81%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$20
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.37
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen March 31st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 400 350 460
    • SAT Math 410 340 485
    • SAT Writing 390 330 450
    • ACT Composite 18 15 21
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,820
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,254
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,270
    • Room and board *$8,660
    • Room only *$5,008
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students997
    • Male Student Percentage50%
    • Female Student Percentage50%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.71%
    • Black or African American85.56%
    • White or Caucasian1.2%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.1%
    • Two or more races3.61%
    • Unknown5.62%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students30% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 80%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations National Council of Negro Women, Student Government Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Gospel Choir, Modern Men
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty90
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 997 students to 60 faculty

Location & Contact

1837 University Circle, PO Box 200
Cheyney, PA 19319

Shon Jeffery

Associate Director of Enrollment Management

Phone: 610-399-2255
Email: spjeffery@cheyney.edu


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