Chestnut Hill College

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General Information

Admission Office
9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7001
(800) 248-0052
Fax: (215) 248-7082

Director of Admissions, School of Undergraduate Studies
Main Address
9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Total undergrads: 1,329
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 201
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,277
Graduate enrollment: 756

Suburban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology A,B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Accounting/Business Management A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business Communications A,B
Human Resources Management A,B
International Business B
Marketing Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Forensics C
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

French A,B
Spanish A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Health System Administration A,B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

International studies C
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B


Psychology – General A,B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,B

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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.

Chestnut Hill College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (215) 248-7000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,600
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,596 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $37,200
Out-of-state Tuition: $37,200
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,760

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

Chestnut Hill College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chestnut Hill College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 439
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 231
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 512
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 1414313

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chestnut Hill College 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 2019-2020
In-state $37,200
Out-of-state $37,200
Books and supplies $1,298

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $17,270
Out-of-state $17,270

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 178 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 178 98% $22,760
Student loan aid 165 91% $8,093

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,099 84% $18,626
Federal student loans 988 76% $7,940

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,440 580 860
Percent admitted 100% 63% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 18% 14%

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

Chestnut Hill College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,600
Undergraduate enrollment 1,197
Graduate enrollment 403

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

Chestnut Hill College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions

*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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