Chatham University

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School Information

Phone Number: (412) 365-1292
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: Woodland Road, Office of Institutional Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,336
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,377 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $37,611
Out-of-state Tuition: $37,611
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $24,698

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Chatham University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chatham University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Architecture and Related Services 12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Education 16
English Language and Literature/Letters 22
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 127
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 62
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 21
Psychology 24
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 51
Grand total 14234

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chatham University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $37,611
Out-of-state $37,611
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,744
Out-of-state $17,744

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 284 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 284 100% $24,698
Student loan aid 264 93% $8,414

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 994 82% $23,560
Federal student loans 742 61% $7,063

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Chatham University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Chatham University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,761 815 1,946
Percent admitted 100% 50% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 11% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Chatham University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,336
Undergraduate enrollment 1,254
Graduate enrollment 1,082

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Chatham University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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