Chatham University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pittsburgh, PA

$38,482

Avg tuition

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About Chatham University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Chatham University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,358, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 51 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 62%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,482.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

66% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

76% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

62% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

89%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

67%

Unknown

13%

Black

7%

Hispanic

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

76%

Socio-economic diversity

31% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

10

Total Online Enrollment

2,093

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

85% On-campus

15% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 8% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 19% online

Doctorate Check Bold 60% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $38,482 $38,482
Graduate $18,306 $18,306

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $12,226
On-campus other expenses $2,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,226
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,500
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,500

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $53,708 $53,708
Off-campus without family $55,208 $55,208
Off-campus with family $42,982 $42,982

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,539
State Grant Aid $5,233
Institution Grant Aid $21,204
Pell Grant Aid $4,545

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.