Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Cheyney, PA

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$7,716

Avg in-state tuition

$12,723

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

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.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a small public university located on a suburban campus in Cheyney, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 623, and admissions are selective. The university offers 25 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 27%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,716, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $12,723.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

56% 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

27% 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.

Application Considerations

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Open admission Yes

Completion of college prep program --

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

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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623

Students enrolled

92%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

Black

79%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

White

1%

Asian

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

73% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

87%

State Grant Aid

62%

Institution Grant Aid

33%

Pell Grant

73%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,530
State Grant Aid $9,487
Institution Grant Aid $4,447
Pell Grant Aid $4,824

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$24k

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.