Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 2,110
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 635 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

53%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Chatham University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,926 applications and 1,016 students were granted admission. Chatham University is at the #51 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Chatham University's tuition was $34,195 for all students regardless of residency (27.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,393
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$34,195
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$34,195
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Chatham University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,318 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Chatham University in 2016-2017, was 190, which is 90% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,430 (which is 24.9% below the national average.)

$4,318
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$4,430
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Chatham University has enrolled a total of 2,110 students (1,525 students full-time and 585 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,110 students, 80 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 20% men and 80% women and 1,002 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,108 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 331 students for distance studies.

2,110
Total Enrollment
80
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 65%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 14%

Black/African American: 9%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Chatham University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 70% 994 292
Psychology 5% 75
English Language And Literature/letters 4% 52 0
Architecture And Related Services 3% 46 10
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 32
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 32
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 26
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 15
Education 1% 11
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

52%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Chatham University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
18%
Dropout rate
29%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$29,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Chatham University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 282 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 282 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 194 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 159 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,400 $34,000
Employment Rate 100% 82%
Total Graduates 282 194

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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2.1 mile away
Duquesne University
3.6 mile away
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4 mile away
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9.5 mile away
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15.7 mile away