Chatham University (formerly Chatham College) is a private, liberal arts college founded in 1869 awarding baccalaureate degrees to women only. The university offers masters, doctorates, and online continuing education to women and men. Its 32-acre campus is located in a residential area, eight miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Several mansions in the neighborhood serve as student dormitories.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Women Only
1,408
Undergraduates
383
Men - 27.2%
1,026
Women - 72.8%
1,029
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,531 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.74
SAT Math
575 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
594 average
530-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$52,755
Tuition and Fees
$39,902
Room and Board
$12,853
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$30,638
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,199
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Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
126
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
39%
10-19
35%
20-29
18%
30-39
5%
40-49
2%
50-99
1%
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Pittsburgh, PA Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh, PA
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougars
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
3.3%
Black/African-American
5.2%
Hispanic/Latino
4.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
79.4%
Unknown
4.5%
International Students
2.0% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported